Saturday, December 15, 2018

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...

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,...

4 Useful Tripod Accessories

Useful Accessories for Tripods
Those of you who are regular readers here on CaptureLandscapes know how essential I consider a tripod to be for landscape photography, especially when working in dim light. What you also might know is that they have certain limitations that make them less reliable in specific conditions. Tripods come in many varieties; some are light, some are heavy, some are small,...

DJI Mavic: A Photographer’s Honest Opinion

DJI Mavic Review
My social media was full of photographers sharing their excitement when the DJI Mavic was announced. At the time, I was still using my DJI Phantom 3 Professional but I was seriously considering replacing it with the GoPro Karma. However, with the announcement of the Mavic, I decided to postpone the switch (which turned out to be a good...

3 Useful Camera Accessories for Seamless Photography

My Top 3 Useful Camera Accessories Gadgets. We all love them, right? But in an ocean of products, what do you actually need? What camera accessories are worth looking into and what will help improve your photography or at least make your life a little easier? In this article, we'll go through 3 useful camera accessories that will greatly benefit your photography....

Why Neutral Density Filters Will Improve Your Photography

Neutral Density Filters
Most likely you have been blown away by an image that has a silky and dreamy sky or river. Perhaps you have even tried to take images like this yourself but the result is nothing like what you hoped for. Maybe you've even understood that this effect comes as a result of using a long shutter speed but there's...

Keep Your Camera Safe When Photographing in Rain

Take Care of the Camera When Photographing in Rain Being a landscape photographer often means being outside in bad and uninviting weather. Camping in storms, photographing in rain, or standing in the splash zone of a waterfall while freezing your fingers off are just some of the situations we repeatedly find ourselves in. Being out in these rough conditions can...

How to Choose Your Next Tripod

Choose your next tripod
Finding the best Tripod for Landscape Photography For those who follow our articles regularly, you might have heard this before: The most important tool besides your creativity and camera is a solid tripod. By using a tripod you will be introduced to a bunch of new possibilities and your photography will be taken to the next level. So, how do you choose the...

How and Why You Should Use a Circular Polarizer for Landscape Photography

Circular Polarizer
Are you tired of having unwanted glare and reflections in your images? Struggling to get wet surfaces to blend into your image or perhaps you're struggling to get proper colors and contrast during daytime photography? A Circular Polarizer might be exactly what you need. To keep this article brief and easy to understand for everyone, I won't get too technical...

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