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.

Why You Should Start Shooting Landscapes During Golden Hour

The single biggest leap forward you can make with your landscape photography is to start shooting during golden hour. Goodbye harsh contrasty shadows, hello...

Why You Need an L-Bracket for Landscape Photography

L-Brackets, or L-Plates, is a tool most professional landscape photographers use. Yet, it's rarely mentioned. You don't see lots of advertisements for it and,...

Natural Light: How to Use the Sun’s Settings

If you’re starting out in the photography world and can’t afford all of the fancy lighting equipment, natural lighting can be your best friend....

Manual Focus or Automatic Focus?

Capturing sharp and in-focus images is something I often see beginning photographers struggle with. Many don't notice it themselves but it's very visible to those who...

5 Common Camera Setting Mistakes Beginning Photographers Make

Learning how to properly handle the camera is the most important aspect of improving your photography. While composition, light and post-processing have a big...

NYA-EVO Fjord 60-C Backpack Review

Is there a perfect backpack for landscape photographers? That's a question I've asked myself for many years as I've gone through a variety of...

Best Smartphone Apps for Landscape Photographers

Both IOS and Android phones come with many apps that aim to make your life easier including some for camera and social media. Landscape photographers...

4 Useful Tripod Accessories

Those of you who are regular readers here on CaptureLandscapes know how essential I consider a tripod to be for landscape photography, especially when...

7 Useful Tips for Photographing Summer

I often receive a strange look when I mention that summer is my least favorite season. Sure, some relaxing days in the sun are...

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...