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5 Key Reasons to Use a Telezoom in Landscape Photography

Telezoom in Landscape Photography
Ever since I began photographing I have been drawn towards the use of wide angle lenses. In fact, it wasn't until several years after picking up my first camera that I purchased a telezoom: a 70-200mm. At the same time, I slowly started to make big changes to my photographic vision; it turned out that adding this lens in my...

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,...

6 Reasons Why Your Landscape Images Aren’t Razor Sharp

6 Reasons Why Your Landscape Images Aren't Razor Sharp
Picture this: you come home after a great day out photographing and you're excited to look through all the beautiful images you've captured. However, after importing them you realize that they're all garbage because they're blurry. I'm sure you've experienced that, as have the majority of us. Personally, I've had to throw away several promising images due to them not being...

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...

5 Beginner’s Post-Processing Mistakes

Looking back at my early photography I shake my head in embarrassment. I know I should be proud of the fact that I've come a long way since then but it's hard not to notice just how poorly processed those images are. I'm sure I'm not alone. Post-processing is a big part of digital photography and most likely you process...

Frequently Asked Questions About Long Exposure Photography and Their Answers

Frequently Asked Questions about Long Exposure Photography
There's no doubt that Long Exposure Photography is a popular technique amongst you; it's the subject of our best-selling eBook, it's the subject of several of our most popular articles and it's the subject of most questions I receive through our newsletter. These are the most frequently asked questions about long exposure photography and the answers to them: 1. Does a...

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...

This Common Mistake Will Damage the Image Quality

How to Use and Adjust the Maximum Auto ISO
Even though I highly recommend learning how to use manual mode and to avoid using any automatic functions, it’s no secret that the majority of beginning photographers prefer using a semi- or fully automatic mode. Using a semi-automatic mode can be helpful in learning to understand how the fundamental settings work but there are some things you need to be...

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