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Helpful Checklist for Landscape Photographers

Landscape Photography Checklist
You travel several hours to reach a scenic spot you've dreamed about photographing. You take out the camera. You find your composition. You take a couple of test shots... and your battery is flat. You change to the spare battery... flat. Does this sound familiar? It has happened to me as well. In fact, the scenario above is heavily influenced by an...

How to Focus in Night Photography

Nail the focus in Night Photography! Night Photography is a genre that has become more and more popular the last years and it's rare to go more than one day without seeing a single Milky Way or star photo online. Photographing at night can give stunning results but it also comes with more challenges than daytime photography. The most normal challenge with nighttime photography...

12 Tips for Great Landscape Photography

Tips for Great Landscape Photography
Improve your Landscape Photography Learning to create beautiful landscape photography might take a lot of time but there are certain steps you can take to make the process easier. These tips won't make you a world class landscape photographer over night but they will help you to begin improving and guide you in the right direction. Learn the fundamentals Improving your landscape photography starts with...

10 Steps to Photographing Fireworks Perfectly

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An Introduction to Photographing Fireworks Photographing fireworks is for photographers and photography enthusiasts among the highlights of New Year's Eve, national days and other events. There's something special when the city or landscape you love is topped with a beautiful display of exploding colors. Capturing the fireworks while correctly exposing the image, however, is challenging even professional photographers struggle with. There are...

Introduction to Quick Tip Thursday

Quick Tip Thursday
Happy New Year everyone! I hope you had a great holiday and perhaps you even managed to capture a few images as well. This is not going to be a regular tutorial but I want to quickly tell you about a new and exciting segment that will be happening on CaptureLandscapes in 2018: Quick Tip Thursday. Each Thursday, we'll publish one...

Introduction to ISO in Digital Photography

Understanding ISO
Many of you who read this might just have bought your first DSLR and feel a bit overwhelmed at the moment. So many settings, so many factors to consider, should you just continue shooting in automatic mode and give up learning? No. I know it seems hard in the beginning, but trust me it will all soon feel natural! This...

Frequently Asked Questions About Long Exposure Photography and Their Answers

Frequently Asked Questions about Long Exposure Photography
There's no doubt that Long Exposure Photography is a popular technique amongst you; it's the subject of our best-selling eBook, it's the subject of several of our most popular articles and it's the subject of most questions I receive through our newsletter. These are the most frequently asked questions about long exposure photography and the answers to them: 1. Does a...

3 Reasons to Use Natural Framing for Landscape Photography

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Natural Framing for Landscape Photography Finding a good composition is one of the hardest aspects of photography. There are thousands of books on the subject and most of them seem to focus on compositional techniques such as The Rule of Thirds, The Golden Ratio, and use of leading lines. While all of these are important techniques to understand, I'm surprised that many...

How to Capture Beautiful Winter Pictures

Tips for Capturing Winter Pictures Winter might be cold and dark and many prefer to stay at home in front of the fireplace with a good book. It's also a season that offers great opportunities for landscape photographers and those who defy the uninviting temperatures are rewarded with sceneries most can only dream of. The best winter pictures can make...

8 Tips for Better Seascape Photography

Seascape Photography Tips
At sunset, in a storm, in autumn or in the morning stillness, the sea is a photographic subject that may give us countless satisfactions. Over many years spent together I have learned that even if every photographic trip always feels like the first time, there are some tricks that can make our life easier when we are in the...

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