Monday, April 22, 2019

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...

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.

The Mysterious Button on Your DSLR Explained

Understanding the Depth of Field Preview Buttonvideo
Understanding the Depth of Field Preview Button There's a big possibility that you've seen this button before but you probably have no clue what it is. You're not alone, though. It's not without a reason that the button which is explained in this article is simply known as "the mysterious button". The actual name of the button is the Depth of Field Preview...

Landscape Photography with a Drone

Introduction to Landscape Photography with a Drone When hearing the word drone, many of us start thinking about news stories on invasion of privacy, buzzing spying machines and other awful things media jumps into so often, rather than thinking about a quadcopter. However, there is a brighter and more pleasant use of that wonderful piece of modern technology: landscape photography. I've been involved in photographing areal landscape and  cityscape photography...

My Favorite Gloves for Landscape Photography

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Keeping their hands warm is one of the biggest challenges photographers face during the winter months. Born and raised in Norway, I know how dangerous it can be if your hands begin to freeze but warm gloves are typically bulky and hard to use in combination with a camera. Here in Norway we often deal with temperatures down of -25°C...

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,...

Introduction to Graduated ND Filters

Introduction to Graduated ND Filters
One of the most common questions I get asked regarding photography is how to get both the foreground/landscape and the sky properly exposed. Either the sky is completely white or the landscape is too dark. You might have experienced this yourself, and perhaps you're also struggling to get the entire image correctly exposed. There are two solutions to your...

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....

Meet the Photographer who Created his Own Photography Glove Company

Vallerret Photography Gloves
A few years ago, New Zealand photographer Carl van den Boom got tired of always having cold hands when traveling to photograph the Northern Lights. His solution? Start a company and make gloves for landscape & outdoor photographers. In this interview, you'll get to know the photographer and entrepreneur behind the popular Vallerret Landscape Photography Gloves. Can you start by telling...

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...

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