Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Step-by-Step Guide to How I Back Up My Photography

How I Back Up My Photography
Backing up your photography is an essential part of any photographer's workflow. I'd go as far as to say it's one of the most important things you can do. Just imagine hard drive failure that results in you losing all your images? That's something that should only take place in your nightmares... It's obvious that many of you understand the...

The Perfect Christmas Gifts for Landscape Photographers in 2018

Christmas is just around the corner and many of us are already deep into the Christmas gift shopping. I think most of us can agree that finding the perfect gift isn't always easy. So what is the perfect Christmas gift for landscape photographers? This article features some of the most popular landscape photography related content that any landscape photographer would be...

Best Black Friday Deals for Photography in 2018

2018 Black Friday Deals for Photography
Black Friday is just around the corner but there's already lots of early offers for you to take advantage off. 2018 seems to be an exciting Black Friday for photographers and it's an opportunity for both beginners and professionals to save big money on photography gear. So far we've found huge discounts on introductory and professional cameras such as the Sony a6000 and Canon...

When I Use Graduated ND Filters (and When I Don’t)

When I Use Graduated ND Filters
Soon after I got introduced to the use of filters in Landscape Photography I learned about Graduated ND Filters and the significant difference they can make to an image. When I purchased my first square filter system I made sure that I also purchased a Graduated ND Filter (these filters don’t work well as screw-in filters). I remember it was...

8 Must-Have Equipment for Landscape Photography

Must-Have Equipment for Landscape Photography
Your creativity is the most powerful and important tool you have as a landscape photographer. What would you be without it? What pleasure would photography give you? However, there are certain pieces of equipment that are essential, whether they're to help you capture better images or to organize and store them. For gear-junkies, there are a lot more to add...

Why Every Landscape Photographer Needs a Tripod

landscape photographers need a tripod
There's no doubt that as a landscape photographer you need to invest in a tripod. Sure, you might not always use it and there are scenarios where it's better to leave it behind but having it available is going to open several doors and introduce you to a whole new world of photography. I've previously talked about how to photograph...

My Top 3 Filters for Seascape Photography

Many landscape photographers consider filters to be an essential tool. Using the right filters at the right times can make a huge difference for the final picture, especially when photographing seascapes. Even though I love rough and rugged seascapes, I find filters and seascape photography to be a match made in heaven. When photographing seascapes, you're working with several factors...

Recommended Filters for Landscape Photography

Having a variety of filters to choose between is essential for many landscape photographers. The use of filters allows you to control light and achieve certain picturesque effects. It's true that some of these techniques can be done in post-processing but the result is rarely as good; filters are often preferred in order to remain the highest possible quality. That being said,...

NiSi Landscape NC CPL Review for Landscape Photographers

NiCI Landscape NC CPL Review
A Circular Polarizer is an essential filter for landscape photographers. Yet, it's often a filter which is less talked about, mainly due to the extreme visual effects achieved with a Neutral Density filter. While a Circular Polarizer (CPL) won't give you the same extreme visual effects (such as long exposure photography), it's a filter that will make a huge difference...

How to Choose Your First Filters (and Which Systems to Use)

NiSi S5 Filter Holder
During the last week's I've received several questions regarding filters through the CaptureLandscapes newsletter. The most recurring questions are which options do I have and what would be the best to start with.  Deciding which filter system and filters to start with is certainly not an easy task. I remember how confused I was when acquiring my first filter years ago...

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