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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.

The 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...

8 Crucial Steps to Prepare Images for Printing

Seeing a finished image displayed online is always a nice feeling but actually holding a physical print gives a completely different type of satisfaction. It's...

The Ultimate Focus Stacking Guide for Landscape Photography

Capturing images that are tack-sharp from the immediate foreground to the distant background becomes nearly impossible when using ultra-wide-angle lenses. Especially if you're positioning...

Ultimate Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Have you seen images where the water looks soft and silky, almost unreal? Or cars' taillights transformed into long red lines with clouds blurred...

The Rule of Thirds Explained

If you’ve read any articles about composition in photography, it’s quite likely that you’ve already heard about the ‘Rule of Thirds’. It’s a relatively...

How to Optimize Images for Instagram

Instagram is the go-to platform for most photographers to promote their craft. This isn't a big surprise as the image-sharing network has more than...

The Best Aperture for Landscape Photography

What is the best aperture for landscape photography? This is a question I often receive via the CaptureLandscapes newsletter or from aspiring photographers in...

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...

Why Neutral Density Filters Will Improve Your Photography

I'm sure there's been a moment where you've been left in awe after watching an image that has a soft and silky sky or...

Mastering White Balance in Photography: A Comprehensive Guide

White Balance... Probably among the most feared topics of beginning photographers. A topic many wish to avoid. Yet a topic that is important to grow as a photographer. I know you find this topic scary, so I’ll teach you how to master White Balance like a pro as gently as possible.