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The posts found on this page are written to help you become a better landscape photographer. Regardless of where you’re at in your journey, there’s something here for you. Learn about the fundamentals of photography, technical skills, compositional skills, creative exercises, and much more.

No. You Don’t Need a Professional Camera

Have you ever heard someone say “my pictures would be so much better if I had a professional camera”? Perhaps you’re even guilty of...

My Favorite Gloves for Landscape Photography

Keeping their hands warm is one of the biggest challenges photographers face during the winter months. Born and raised in Norway, I know how...

5 Key Reasons to Use a Telephoto in Landscape Photography

I've always been drawn to wide-angle landscape photography. In fact, it took me several years after picking up my first camera to purchase a...

Why the Shutter Speed is Your Most Creative Camera Setting

You might already be aware that there are three fundamental camera settings in photography: the shutter speed, ISO and aperture. Each has a direct...

Common Long Exposure Photography Mistakes to Avoid

Long Exposure Photography has become very popular amongst landscape photographers during the past years. It’s a relatively easy technique that can result in dreamy...

Long Exposure Photography Without Filters? It’s Easy!

Chances are that you've heard about long exposure photography. Perhaps you don’t know much about it but I can guarantee that you've seen images...

What to do When Conditions Are Bad

We might hope for dramatic clouds, rainbows, or perfect light each time we're out photographing but the reality isn't quite as nice. Either it's...

Patience: The Key Ingredient to Becoming a Great Photographer

When I first got into photography, I expected to return home with great images from every outing. Obviously, that didn't happen and it didn't...

Saturation vs. Vibrance. What’s the Difference?

The Saturation and Vibrance sliders are well-known and used by photographers in all genres alike. But do you know the difference between them? If not,...

Sunset Photography: 8 Proven Tips for Great Images

There's no big secret that sunset photography is popular. What's not to love about a beautifully pink or dramatically red sky? Nowadays, it takes...