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Are Smartphones Replacing Professional Cameras?

Are Smartphones Replacing Professional Cameras?
Technology has changed a lot during the last decade or so and it's been fascinating to see how this has impacted the camera market. More and more people rely on mobile phones for their photography and these cameras are better than ever before. But are smartphones going to replace professional cameras? Are we going...

Summer Sale: Save 30% on Landscape Photography eBooks

The Ultimate Guide to Long Exposure Photography eBook
While it doesn't quite feel like it here in the middle of Norway, summer has arrived. During all of July, I'm offering a whopping 30% discount on my three best-selling eBooks The Ultimate Guide to Long Exposure Photography, A Comprehensive Introduction to Landscape Photography and A Photographer's Guide to Luminosity Masks. These three eBooks combined will teach you everything you...

Top 5 Tips for Beginning Landscape Photographers to Stick With It!

5 Tips for Beginning Landscape Photographers to Stick With It!
Let's face it: it takes time to master any skill. Photography is no different. Yes, it's more likely that you get a nice shot after a one-day photography workshop than to learn an advanced song on the guitar in the same time period but we all get lucky now and then. It's not...

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 great (not so much the following week with a sunburn though…) but the long summer days often involve long periods of cloudless days, which isn’t ideal for landscape photography. Don’t misunderstand; there are just as many...

7 Unexpected Tips for Better Landscape Photography

Unexpected Tips for Better Landscape Photography
Let’s face it. Half the articles sharing “the top tips” for you to capture better landscape images are rather generic. Sure, straightening the horizon and photographing during the golden hour may have a positive impact on your photos but will they make you a better photographer? Instead of looking at those basics, I...

Video: Tips for Photographing Rivers

Tips for Photographing Rivers
Since I started with landscape photography more than 10 years ago I was drawn to flowing water. The coast, waterfalls and rivers have always been among my favorite subjects to photograph. I love the dynamic, which is created by the flow of water, and the photographic opportunities it presents. Here in Germany one...

10 Tips to Capture Better Drone Nature Photographs

drone nature photography tips
We've all seen stunning images captured from above but those of you who have a drone know that it can be difficult to get good results. Nailing a gorgeous aerial image doesn't only require patience and good conditions but a lot of trial and error; even a slight change in perspective will make a huge difference.

5 Tips for Landscape Photography in Iceland

Iceland has quickly become one of the most popular countries for landscape photographers to visit. Once you've been there yourself it's not hard to understand why travelers from all around the world are choosing it as their next photography destination. So how do you make sure that you come home with the best...

How to Make a Grey Sky Glow… Without Processing

How to Make a Grey Sky Glow
One of the three major ingredients of great landscape photos is light. Subject matter and composition lay the foundation, but it’s the light that can transform an ordinary scene into something extraordinary. Getting the right light though can be a challenge, especially while traveling. When I travel, I can often just spend a few days in...

3 Essential Tips for Landscape Photography

Essential Tips for Landscape Photographers
Before a presentation we did during a bad-weather day on a photography workshop I co-guided in Northern Norway, I was asked to give my best advice for landscape photographers. I wanted to talk about some slightly different topics rather than repeating standard tips such as 'straighten the horizon', 'use f/11' and 'photograph during golden hour'.

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