Steve Berardi
I'm a computer scientist who loves nature and photography. You can usually find me hiking in the San Gabriel Mountains or the Mojave Desert, both located in the beautiful state of California. Read more of my articles on nature photography at my website, PhotoNaturalist.
Latest Posts
  • Photography
    Shooting
    A Comprehensive Guide to Shooting and Processing Silhouette PhotosPhotography
    One of the most simple ways to photograph the beautiful colors of a sunrise or sunset is to photograph a silhouette. It's a great way to emphasize the shape and outline of a subject, while including some brilliant colors in the background.Read More…
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    Nature Masterclass: Shooting Hummingbirds and ButterfliesPhotography
    Every spring, the natural world bursts back into life. We're not only showered with bright flowers and warmer weather, but we also get to observe the wonderful pollinators of those flowers. Some of the most interesting pollinators are butterflies and hummingbirds, and this guide will teach you how to photograph these amazing little creatures.Read More…
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    Composition
    How To Photograph Beautiful WildflowersPhotography
    Wildflowers display some of the most brilliant colors found in nature. This often makes them difficult to photograph, but this tutorial will guide you through the entire process. You'll learn about what equipment you need, how to find the right flower to photograph, and how to determine the right aperture and exposure.Read More…
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    Shooting
    How to Photograph Stunning WaterfallsPreview200square
    Twice a month we revisit some of our reader favorite posts from throughout the history of Phototuts+. This tutorial was first published in September, 2009. Waterfalls are some of the most beautiful natural features you will ever get the opportunity to photograph. But though they can look simply stunning, photographing waterfalls is not easy to do well. How do you avoid your photos being too dark? How do you deal with clipping in the water? How do you compose your photos to capture the authentic beauty of the scene? In this tutorial, nature photography expert Steve Berardi shares his best tips for photographing waterfalls.Read More…