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.

5 Compositional Guidelines to Know in Landscape Photography

Composition is key in photography. It doesn’t matter how good the light is or how much you tweak the image in post-processing; without a...

A Night Under the Northern Lights: Creating a Portfolio Image

Living North of the Arctic Circle comes with a lot of challenges. The long dark period is one of these. From September the days...

How to Photograph Stars: Camera Settings and Techniques

Photographing stars and the night sky requires a completely different approach and mindset than when photographing during the daytime, blue hour, or the Golden...

Quick Tip: Remove the Camera Strap for Long Exposure Photography

In this week's Quick Tip Thursday we look at one simple but important tip for long exposure photography: Remove the camera strap. Capturing razor-sharp images...

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...

Capture the Full Dynamic Range by Taking Multiple Exposures

Capturing the full dynamic range of a scene is one of the biggest difficulties in landscape photography. I'm willing to bet that the majority...

5 Mistakes That Could Be Hurting Your Photography

A common question I am frequently asked is “how did you learn how to process your photos?” I’ve been lucky enough to receive help...

Step-by-Step Guide to How I Back Up My Photography

Having a solid photography backup strategy is an essential part of any photographer's workflow. I'd go as far as to say it's one of...

What is Live View in Photography? (And Why it Matters)

Live View for Landscape Photography Do you use the Live View function on your camera? It’s a function found in most digital cameras that allow...

5 Hubs You Should Follow on Instagram

Having your images shared by hubs on Instagram can be a great way of reaching a wider audience and gaining more followers. In fact,...