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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 is ICM Photography? (And How to Master It)

Photography isn’t just a medium made to represent reality. The word photography itself literally translates to “drawing with light”, a translation that perfectly defines...

5 Compositional Guidelines to Know in Landscape Photography

Composition is key in photography. It doesn’t matter how good the light is or how much you tweak the image in post-processing; without a...

Autumn Photography: Tips for Photographing the Colors of Autumn

Autumn offers a wide range of photographic opportunities for those who love colorful but moody days. With the quickly changing scenery, colorful landscapes and...

A Night Under the Northern Lights: Creating a Portfolio Image

Living North of the Arctic Circle comes with a lot of challenges. The long dark period is one of these. From September the days...

How to Photograph Stars: Camera Settings and Techniques

Photographing stars and the night sky requires a completely different approach and mindset than when photographing during the daytime, blue hour, or the Golden...

How to Photograph the Northern Lights

Photographing the Northern Lights is arguably one of the most incredible experiences for outdoor photographers. There are few things more spectacular to witness than...

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...