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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...

Graduated ND Filters or Multiple Exposures: What is Best?

Graduated Neutral Density Filter or Multiple Exposures
Using a Graduated Neutral Density filter is fairly easy and doesn’t require any advanced techniques in post-production but the easiest option isn't always the best choice; due to the filter's transition being horizontal, anything above the distinction will be darkened and anything below will be left alone. This is a good solution when there's a flat horizon but what do...

When I Use Graduated ND Filters (and When I Don’t)

When I Use Graduated ND Filters
Soon after I got introduced to the use of filters in Landscape Photography I learned about Graduated ND Filters and the significant difference they can make to an image. When I purchased my first square filter system I made sure that I also purchased a Graduated ND Filter (these filters don’t work well as screw-in filters). I remember it was...

Landscape Photography Giveaway [$875]

Landscape Photography Giveaway
Win Landscape Photography Gear & Resources Valued at $870+ I'm excited to announce that CaptureLandscapes has teamed up with Manfrotto, NiSi Filters, ThinkThank and Mark Metternich to give away landscape photography equipment and resources to a value of more than $870! All you've got to do is to fill in your information in the form below. This gives you 1 entry in the...

8 Must-Have Equipment for Landscape Photography

Must-Have Equipment for Landscape Photography
Your creativity is the most powerful and important tool you have as a landscape photographer. What would you be without it? What pleasure would photography give you? However, there are certain pieces of equipment that are essential, whether they're to help you capture better images or to organize and store them. For gear-junkies, there are a lot more to add...

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