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5 tips for taking better nature photographs

By: Georgia Conservancy on Sept. 17, 2010, 8:08 a.m.
sun shines on moss hanging from trees at river

Photo: Chris Drummond

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Note the lighting, time of day

If you plan to take pictures of landscapes, you’ll get better results if you shoot in the morning or late afternoon when the sun isn’t directly overhead. If you’re trekking through a heavily wooded area, shoot in the middle of the day when the light filters through the tree canopy.