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Ben Blankenship

Trip Report: Great Smoky Mountains in Autumn – October 2020 

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I'll admit. Every time I head to the Smoky Mountains, bluegrass…

Eliminating Background Distractions

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Shoot with intention. The remainder will fall into place, right?  Today…

Canon Adds 70-200mm f/4L IS and 50mm f/1.8 STM Lenses to RF Lineup

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Canon shooters with an eye towards moving in the direction of…

Unforgettable Foregrounds

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“Do you have an interesting foreground object that will anchor…

The Land Nobody Else Wanted

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Peering down upon the Bryce Canyon amphitheater today, it is…
Ben Blankenship

Trip Report: Yellowstone & Grand Teton in Autumn ‘standard’ – September 2020

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Few places stir the imagination like Yellowstone and Grand Teton…

Top Reasons to Visit Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks

When it comes to landscape photography, I consider the two best…

Why You SHOULD Be Using the Histogram

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Overview The Histogram is one of the most important tools…

Major Canon Announcement: The EOS R5, EOS R6, and More!

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Summer is starting to heat up for new releases. We mentioned…

Exposure Bracketing in Landscape Photography

If you’ve spent a great deal of time photographing landscapes,…

Panasonic Announces Lumix S 20-60mm f/3.5-5.6

Panasonic announced recently a new and versatile zoom lens for…

Advanced Tips on Composition

As a landscape photographer, composition is everything. It is…

The Orton Effect

It is quite likely that you have seen the Orton Effect applied…

Understanding Exposure: A Comprehensive Look into Shutter Speed

Three components come together to create an exposure – aperture,…

Hit a Creative Brick Wall? Tips for Breaking out of a Rut

Creativity is an important aspect of outdoor photography. Take…