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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.

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...

Advice from Full-Time Photographers on Turning Pro

Many aspiring (and seasoned) photographers dream of making their hobby into a full-time profession. Who doesn't want to make a sufficient living from traveling the world...

6 Pro Tips for Better Wide-Angle Landscape Photography

I've always loved photographing landscapes with a wide-angle lens. In fact, it was the only lens I had for a long time after purchasing...

How to Avoid Light Leaks for Long Exposure Photography

Extending the shutter speed and capturing images using the long exposure photography technique can lead to some amazing images. However, as with any technique,...

Six Reasons You Must Use Black & White for Landscape Photography

It’s easy to see why so many landscape photographers work in color – it’s powerful and evocative and helps you capture mood and atmosphere. So...

Why You Should Use a Polarizer for Landscape Photography

Let me start with this statement: every landscape photographer should own a circular polarizer. If you're tired of unwanted glare and reflections, struggle to...

How to Protect the Camera in Bad Weather

'How do you keep the camera safe when photographing in rain and bad weather' is a question I hear quite often. 'Won't you damage...