Saturday, December 15, 2018

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,...

MIOPS Mobile: A Useful Gadget for Photographers?

Miops Mobile Review
For the last few weeks, I've been testing the new Miops Mobile; a camera remote that connects to your phone. It's no secret that a remote shutter release is an important tool for landscape photographers who want razor sharp images. Unfortunately, as many have experienced, cabled releases tend to break quite easily. For that reason, wireless remotes have become popular alternatives....

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...

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...

Essential Equipment for Landscape Photography

I often hear people say "It's not about the gear, but the photographer behind it". While this statement is true in many ways, there is no secret that professional photographers rely heavily one selected pieces of equipment. Some techniques are simply not possible without the right gear, at least not if you want a picture of high quality. In this article I will share with you what professionals regards as essential equipment for landscape photography.

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...

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...

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...

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,...

My Favorite Gloves for Landscape Photography

vallerret photography gloves review
Keeping my hands warm has been one of the bigger challenges during the last several winters but earlier this year I finally found a solution - and my new favorite gloves for landscape photography. Being born and raised in the east of Norway, I'm used to be coping with temperatures down to -25c and colder (in fact, I prefer this...

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