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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.

The Best ISO for Landscape Photography

Best ISO for Landscape Photography
I'm going to start with a statement that you need to remember: choosing the wrong ISO will severely damage the image quality. The aperture and shutter speed are both important for capturing pretty images but the ISO has a direct impact on the image quality. Setting the "wrong" ISO isn't going to make the...

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...

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...

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'.

5 Compositional Guidelines to Know in Landscape Photography

The 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 strong composition, the image will never be anything other than a ‘nice snap’. It’s also a difficult topic to teach. There are endless of guidelines and so-called rules but you...

Long Exposure Photography Without Filters

Long Exposure Photography Without Filters
Learn How to do Long Exposure Photography Without Filters Chances are that you've heard the term Long Exposure Photography before. You might not know much about it but I can almost guarantee that you've seen images online where the water looks like ice or the clouds are dragged across the sky. You might also know that to capture these images you...

My Best Practices for Printing Drone Images

My Best Practices for Printing Drone Images
I have been a photographer since the 1970s and I have been a printer of my work from the beginning. In that era, a physical print was almost the only way to share your work with anybody else and ever since, I have never stopped learning how to most effectively make a print that would best convey my intent,...

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. So let's step aside from these common tips and look at the single best...

5 Common Camera Setting Mistakes Beginning Photographers Make

Common Camera Setting Mistakes Beginners Make
Learning how to properly handle the camera is the most important aspect of improving your photography. While composition, light and post-processing have a big visual impact, they are second in line when it comes to where your priorities should be in the beginning. Fellow photographer Ugo Cei has talked about a neat little trick he uses to teach his clients...

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