Photography Tips

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 Ultimate Guide to Smartphone Photography

Only 3 or 4 years ago, smartphone photography was a joke. The photos were so bad that you couldn't even post them in low...

How to Identify a Bad or De-Centered Lens

Have you ever used a de-centered lens? Perhaps you're using one now without being aware of it. It can be a real pain to...

Beginners Guide to Night Photography: Master the Night

Photographing at night is unlike anything else. You don’t have the soft light of a sunrise or sunset to cast light on the scene,...

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...

Get Better Images Using Natural Framing in Landscape Photography

Finding a good composition is one of the hardest aspects of photography and while there are thousands of books on the subject, most of...

BenQ SW321C Review for Photographers

Photographers don't hesitate in spending thousands of dollars on the greatest cameras equipment and accessories but the hard truth is that it's a waste...

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.

MIOPS Mobile: A Useful Gadget for Photographers?

For the last few weeks, I've been testing the new Miops Mobile; a camera remote that connects to your phone. It's no secret that a...

Introduction to Bulb Mode

The maximum shutter speed in most digital cameras is in the ballpark of 30 seconds; this isn't always enough when you're experimenting with long...

Why You Should Photograph Fewer Locations when Traveling

For me, there are three ingredients that make a great landscape photo: an interesting subject, a though-out composition, and, maybe most important, good light...