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The secrets to great long exposure photography

I remember the first time I saw an image captured using the long exposure photography technique. It blew me away. The skies were stretched across the sky and the water as soft as silk. How was it even possible?

Little did I know that this technique would become a game changer for me. Not only did learning this technique help me understand the fundamental camera settings, it helped develop my creative vision.

A decade later I’m still fascinated with long exposure photography. My approach has changed during the years but it’s still part of who I am.

It’s fair to

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Great Reads in Photography: August 15, 2021

Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy!


L.A. Times Photographer Shares an Olympic Journey: Robert Gauthier – LA Times

Tokyo, Japan, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - USA gymnast Simone Biles is congratulated by her coach Cecile Landi as it becomes evident she will earn a medal in the Women’s Balance Beam Final at Ariake Gymnastics Centre. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
USA gymnast Simone Biles is congratulated by her coach Cecile Landi as it becomes evident she will earn a medal in the Women’s Balance Beam Final. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)

Robert Gauthier has been with the Los Angeles Times since 1994. Besides the Tokyo Olympics, he has covered the Olympics in Athens, Greece; Beijing, China; London, England; Rio

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11 Tips for Great Nature Photos That Stand Out From the Crowd

So, you just bought a fancy new telephoto or macro lens and can’t wait to get in super tight, frame-filling photos on a cool subject of animals or plants set off against a posterboard smooth background. After all, that’s why you spent lots of money on those lenses, right?

These kinds of traditional nature photos are sure to impress, and I’m happy to have a few in my own portfolio; there’s no denying that they look great on the screen or as a big print on the wall! But after a while, shooting this way can get a bit stagnant,

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The art fair is back: Plan your summer around these 8 great Twin Cities events

As life sort of begins to feel normal again, Minnesotans can rejoice in the comeback of many of the state’s beloved outdoor art festivals. Here’s where to find art again, with this definitive guide to summer.

Wayzata Art Experience: More than 100 artists will exhibit their goods this weekend on busy Lake Street. Shop while listening to live music, eating or drinking, and sign up for free sailboat rides on Lake Minnetonka courtesy of Wayzata Community Sailing Center or Pilates on the plaza. Be sure to catch the watery AIS Art Sails Project, an art installation featuring five

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