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How To Shoot Through Fences

If you’ve ever tried to take photographs at the zoo, you’ve most likely run into the problem of shooting through fences. This can be really frustrating. Luckily, there are 3 things you can do to decrease the appearance of fences in your photographs.

Achievements on PWO Contests

This post explains how achievements work on

How Voting Works on PWO Contests

This tutorial will walk you through the voting process on

How To Change the Mood of a Photograph Using White Balance

Did you know you can completely change the mood of a photograph by adjusting the White Balance? This is especially useful at night. The following photos were taken with the same settings, with the exception of their White Balance values.

How Many Photos Do You Take?

How many photos do you take? Below I’ve put together statistics for how many photographs I have taken since I bought my digital camera in December, 2005.

How Difficult is it to Get Your Photos Accepted at

How hard is it to have your photographs published at The short answer is: Hard. The long answer: It depends. I haven’t found much online about this topic, other than a few forum threads, so I thought I would discuss it in detail.

How To: Urban Exploring

Urban Exploring can be both an exciting and nerve racking experience. Before I became aware of urban exploring, I never would have thought there were such interesting abandoned buildings in my area. In this article you will find some tips for urban exploring.

How to Take Beautiful Waterfall Photographs

With over 100 trips to waterfalls under my belt, I thought I would share some tips and tricks I have learned along the way. Each waterfall experience can be very different from the next depending on the time of day, season and waterfall class. This guide aims to give you an overview of how I go about photographing and editing each image. I hope you find it helpful.