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.

Advice from Full-Time Photographers on Turning Pro

Many aspiring (and seasoned) photographers dream of making their hobby into a full-time profession. Who doesn't want to make a sufficient living from traveling the world...

6 Pro Tips for Better Wide-Angle Landscape Photography

I've always loved photographing landscapes with a wide-angle lens. In fact, it was the only lens I had for a long time after purchasing...

How to Avoid Light Leaks for Long Exposure Photography

Extending the shutter speed and capturing images using the long exposure photography technique can lead to some amazing images. However, as with any technique,...

Six Reasons You Must Use Black & White for Landscape Photography

It’s easy to see why so many landscape photographers work in color – it’s powerful and evocative and helps you capture mood and atmosphere. So...

Why You Should Use a Polarizer for Landscape Photography

Let me start with this statement: every landscape photographer should own a circular polarizer. If you're tired of unwanted glare and reflections, struggle to...

How to Protect the Camera in Bad Weather

'How do you keep the camera safe when photographing in rain and bad weather' is a question I hear quite often. 'Won't you damage...

How to Plan and Photograph the Milky Way

Milky Way photography is a fascinating thing to someone whether they're a photographer or not. Nothing is more hypnotizing than going out watching thousands...

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...

How to Photograph the Northern Lights

Photographing the Northern Lights is arguably one of the most incredible experiences for outdoor photographers. There are few things more spectacular to witness than...

5 Common Night Photography Mistakes to Avoid

Are you guilty of making these common night photography mistakes? Then you’re not capturing as great images as you could be. Let’s fix that...