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New Video Course: Into the Light

I am excited to announce the latest addition to CaptureLandscapes' video course collection: Into the Light. It's the most comprehensive landscape photography video series I've come across and it's a must-have for anyone wanting to improve their skills; which is why I'm extra excited to share that it's now available on our website. Predominantly...

Introduction to Bulb Mode

Introduction to Bulb Mode
The maximum shutter speed in most digital cameras is in the ballpark of 30 seconds; this isn't always enough when you're experimenting with long exposure photography. That's where Bulb Mode comes in. When scrolling past the 30-second shutter speed option, you'll arrive to a setting called Bulb or Time. You might have seen this...

7 Tips to Become a Better Photographer in 2020

Tips for Becoming a Better Photographer in 2020
Are you just getting started with photography? Perhaps you've done it for a while but lack inspiration? Are you unhappy with the images you produce today? Whatever your goals and ambitions might be, the new year is a great time to saddle up and become a better photographer. The tips shared below are...

My Favorite Neutral Density Filter

My Favorite ND Filter
Filters have played an important role in my photography ever since purchasing a circular polarizer filter several years ago. However, it wasn't until 2012 that I bought my very first Neutral Density filter; which would have a greater impact on my photography than I ever imagined. I still remember the first time I captured...

The Single Best Landscape Photography Tip You Need to Know

The Single Best Landscape Photography Tip You Need to Know
Let's be honest: there are a lot of mediocre and repeating tips out there on how you can improve your landscape photography. Straighten the horizon, buy a new camera, invest in equipment... Sure, these things might have an impact on your images but they won't make you a better photographer. There's something much more important that you...

How to Photograph Northern Lights

There are few things that are more spectacular to witness as a lover of the outdoors than seeing the Northern Lights elegantly dance around the night sky. Tourism to places such as Northern Norway and Iceland has exploded during the last few years and more people travel to Arctic locations during winter to...

How Understanding the Histogram Will Improve Your Photography

Understanding the Histogram
The Histogram is a tool that most beginners know about, but have zero understanding of. Yet it is one of the most important tools to understand

The Best Settings for Night Photography

Best settings for night photography
Night photography is a fascinating genre of landscape photography. You're standing outside in total darkness but the camera display shows something else: a starry sky and the beauty surrounding you. Photographing the night sky isn't quite as straightforward as one might want, though. In fact, it is in many cases quite opposite of 'regular' landscape...

Autumn Photography: Tips for Photographing the Colors of Autumn

Autumn Photography Tips
Autumn offers a wide range of photographic opportunities, especially for those who love colors and moody days. With the quickly changing scenery, colorful landscapes and shorter days, it's not hard to understand why it's the favorite season of so many photographers. But how do you capture the vibrancy of it? How do you walk home with beautiful images? A typical...

The ‘500 Rule’ for Night Photography Explained

500 Rule Night Photography
If you've played around with night photography before you're well aware of the many differences to standard landscape photography. Forget about the rules and guidelines you know about general settings for photography; most of these are likely to do more harm than good when the sun goes down and stars take over the sky.

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