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How to Photograph Forests and Trees

Photographing Trees and Forests
Master the Art of Photographing Forests and Trees Landscape photography is often associated with the Grand Landscape and the famous vistas. I love a beautiful sunset from a vantage point with impressive mountains in the background just as much as anyone, and I have several times traveled across the globe to find such a scene and capture it. However, one of...

The Best Aperture for Landscape Photography

Best Aperture for Landscape Photography
The question “What aperture is best for landscape photography?” is often asked via the CaptureLandscapes newsletter and other discussion venues. While there isn't one "correct" aperture, certain scenes benefit from using a specific one. For standard landscape photography (excluding night photography, macro photography and other niches), the optimal aperture for front-to-back sharpness lies within f/7.1 to f/13. This range is not...

The Filter That Removes Light Pollution

Nisi Natural Night
Light pollution is a common problem amongst nightscape photographers. Either it's within a city or out in nature, it has the potential to make an image less appealing. Every now and then an image can benefit from the orange color cast but this is rarely the case. NiSi Filters recently announced their latest addition to their family; the Natural Night filter,...

The Best Settings for Night Photography

Best Settings for Night Photography
Night photography is a fascinating genre of landscape photography. You're standing outside in total darkness but the camera display shows something else: a starry sky and the beauty surrounding you. Photographing the night sky isn't quite as straightforward as one might want, though. In fact, it is in many cases quite opposite of 'regular' landscape photography. Using the 'wrong' settings might...

Ultimate Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Long exposure photography
Have you ever seen an image of a waterfall or ocean where the water looks soft and silky, almost unreal or perhaps you’ve seen an image in a city where cars are turned into long red lines? Maybe you’ve even thought these were heavily manipulated. The truth is, it’s actually a rather easy technique made possible with the use...

Long Exposure Photography Without Filters

long exposure 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...

The Ultimate Focus Stacking Guide

It's becoming harder to get the entire image sharp with the constantly wider lenses and more extreme foregrounds that are used in today's photography. Even optimal apertures aren't enough to get both the foreground and background as sharp as desired. That doesn't mean that it's impossible, though. Focus stacking for sharper images has become a go-to technique for photographers of...

How to Plan and Photograph the Milky Way

Photographing the Milky Way
Astrophotography is probably the most fascinating thing to someone whether he/she is a photographer or not. Nothing can be more hypnotizing than going out to watch thousands of millions of stars above your head. Being an astrophysics researcher, it is always fascinating for me to photograph the night sky and enjoy the vastness of our universe. Thanks to the advancement of...

How to Optimize Images for Instagram

Optimize Images for Instagram
Instagram has become the go-to platform for photographers to market their work. It's not surprising as the image-sharing network has more than 600 million active users, making it the perfect platform to promote your art. Despite being a mobile photography platform, the majority of photographers use it to share their best images, which are normally captured with a DSLR. However,...

The Rule of Thirds Explained

Rule of Thirds Explained
Do you have a desire to capture better images? Have you learned the fundamental settings and are ready to take the next step? If so, it’s time to start learning more about compositions. If you’ve read any article touching the subject, it’s quite likely that you’ve heard about the Rule of Thirds, the most known and discussed rule of...

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The Best Settings for Night Photography

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