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Just getting started with landscape photography? This is the perfect place to begin learning. Enjoy beginners tips, tricks and tutorials focusing on the essentials within photography and post production.

Lightroom 101 – Part 2: Import Images

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This is part two in our Lightroom 101 series. In part 1,  you were introduced to Adobe Lightroom and learned why this is a software that can take your photography to the next level. You also learned the importance of organizing your files and how to do that before installing Lightroom. In part two you'll learn how to import...

The Rule of Thirds Explained

Rule of Thirds Explained
Do you have a desire to capture better images? Have you learned the fundamental settings and are ready to take the next step? If so, it’s time to start learning more about compositions. If you’ve read any article touching the subject, it’s quite likely that you’ve heard about the Rule of Thirds, the most known and discussed rule of...

12 Tips for Great Landscape Photography

Tips for Great Landscape Photography
Improve your Landscape Photography Learning to create beautiful landscape photography might take a lot of time but there are certain steps you can take to make the process easier. These tips won't make you a world class landscape photographer over night but they will help you to begin improving and guide you in the right direction. Learn the fundamentals Improving your landscape photography starts with...

Photoshop or Lightroom?

Have you ever felt that the photograph you took doesn't resemble the beauty you while taking the picture? Is the amazing evening now turned into a rather boring image? For most photographers, both amateurs and professionals, post production is a important part of their workflow. Most of the time you don't need to do huge adjustments to a image, before...

Photography Terms and Expressions Every Beginner Should Know

photography terms and expressions
This article is intended to help you understand the most important terms and expressions within photography, and probably a couple of less important ones too.

The Best Aperture for Landscape Photography

Best Aperture for Landscape Photography
The question “What aperture is best for landscape photography?” is often asked via the CaptureLandscapes newsletter and other discussion venues. While there isn't one "correct" aperture, certain scenes benefit from using a specific one. For standard landscape photography (excluding night photography, macro photography and other niches), the optimal aperture for front-to-back sharpness lies within f/7.1 to f/13. This range is not...

Introduction to ISO in Digital Photography

Understanding ISO
Many of you who read this might just have bought your first DSLR and feel a bit overwhelmed at the moment. So many settings, so many factors to consider, should you just continue shooting in automatic mode and give up learning? No. I know it seems hard in the beginning, but trust me it will all soon feel natural! This...

Leaving the Tripod Behind? Read These Tips for Handheld Landscape Photography

Handheld Landscape Photography
One of the most common practices amongst landscape photographers is to use a tripod. Using one opens the door to a whole new creative process and it makes it possible to capture crisp and noise-free images that you otherwise wouldn’t be able to capture. However, not every shot benefits from a tripod and there are many situations where you either...

Introduction to Aperture in Landscape Photography

To fully understand your camera and become a better photographer, you must understand the basic functions such as Aperture, ISO and Shutter Speed. For the beginner this seems impossible to learn, but with a little bit of experimenting and reading you will quickly see that it's not nearly as tough as it seems. In todays basic series I will give you an introduction to Aperture in Landscape Photography.

A Comprehensive Guide to Landscape Photography

A Comprehensive Guide to Landscape Photography
A Comprehensive Guide to Landscape Photography Landscape photography is one of the best ways to disconnect from the otherwise hectic day-to-day life and to just enjoy spending time in the great outdoors. For some, landscape photography involves hours or even days of traveling while others seek the beauty right outside their front door. Some dream of becoming a full-time professional, while...

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