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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.

Quick Tip: Remove the Camera Strap for Long Exposure Photography

In this week's Quick Tip Thursday we look at one simple but important tip for long exposure photography: Remove the camera strap. Capturing razor-sharp images...

How to Photograph Forests and Trees

Master the Art of Photographing Forests and Trees Landscape photography is often associated with the grand landscape and famous vistas. I love a beautiful sunset...

Capture the Full Dynamic Range by Taking Multiple Exposures

Capturing the full dynamic range of a scene is one of the biggest difficulties in landscape photography. I'm willing to bet that the majority...

5 Mistakes That Could Be Hurting Your Photography

A common question I am frequently asked is “how did you learn how to process your photos?” I’ve been lucky enough to receive help...

Introduction to Aperture in Landscape Photography

To fully understand your camera and become a better photographer, you must understand the basic functions such as Aperture, ISO and Shutter Speed. For the beginner this seems impossible to learn, but with a little bit of experimenting and reading you will quickly see that it's not nearly as tough as it seems. In todays basic series I will give you an introduction to Aperture in Landscape Photography.

Introduction to ISO in Digital Photography

Either you’ve just purchased your first camera or you’ve used one for years, there’s one thing we can agree on: learning the fundamentals is...

Step-by-Step Guide to How I Back Up My Photography

Having a solid photography backup strategy is an essential part of any photographer's workflow. I'd go as far as to say it's one of...

What is Live View in Photography? (And Why it Matters)

Live View for Landscape Photography Do you use the Live View function on your camera? It’s a function found in most digital cameras that allow...

5 Hubs You Should Follow on Instagram

Having your images shared by hubs on Instagram can be a great way of reaching a wider audience and gaining more followers. In fact,...

7 Useful Tips for Photographing Summer

I often receive a strange look when I mention that summer is my least favorite season. Sure, some relaxing days in the sun are...