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  • Shoot a Star Trails Photo

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    Shoot a Star Trails Photo

    To photograph the circular streaks of light in the sky created as the earth spins on its axis past the galaxies, you need a good camera, a cable release, a tripod, a pitch-black moon-free night, in a location that’s far from the glow of a big city, streetlamps, or other light pollution … and patience.

    » Learn How to Shoot a Star Trails Photo

  • Share Your Adventure

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    Share Your Adventure

    Cynics like to say we’re now living in the Age of Overshare. Our response? That’s only if you don’t do it right.

    » Learn How to Share Your Adventure

  • Make the Ultimate POV Film

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    Make the Ultimate POV Film

    You just purchased your first GoPro, and you’re ready to go out and create a jaw-dropping masterpiece of a video of you doing your favorite extreme sport.

    » Learn How to Make the Ultimate POV Film

  • Plan a POV Film

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    Plan a POV Film

    No matter what the subject of your film is, two low-tech tools will help you make it better: a pen and a notebook.

    » Learn How to Plan a POV Film

  • Tell a Story with a POV Film

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    Tell a Story with a POV Film

    Good stories have conflict, so in an outdoor movie that will generally mean an obstacle to overcome. Make the action of your movie into an objective.

    » Learn How to Tell a Story with a POV Film

  • Get Creative with a POV Film

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    Get Creative with a POV Film

    Everyone I talked to about POV filming said the exact same words: Get creative.

    » Learn How to Get Creative with a POV Film

  • Edit a POV Film

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    Edit a POV Film

    As you’ve likely realized, that diminutive POV camera you have is a professional-quality tool, not just a toy. Does this mean you need to throw down for professional-level editing software? Probably not.

    » Learn How to Edit a POV Film

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    Create a Black-and-White Digital Photo

    Make a nice black-and-white by shooting digitally in color and converting using Adobe Photoshop, advises mountaineer and photographer Jimmy Chin.

    » Learn How to Create a Black and White Digital Photo