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.

No. You Don’t Need a Professional Camera

Have you ever heard someone say “my pictures would be so much better if I had a professional camera”? Perhaps you’re even guilty 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...

Mastering the Histogram: An Essential for Better Photography

The Histogram is a tool that most beginners know about, but have zero understanding of. Yet it is one of the most important tools to understand

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...

Leading The Way In Landscapes

Every artist starts with a message. Every landscape photographer starts with a natural scene. As a landscape photographer myself, I know that we translate...

When to Use an Open Aperture in Landscape Photography

"I am somewhat puzzled when I read about professional landscape photography where they use fast lenses such as f2.8 or f1.4. Why do they use these...

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...

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...

6 Reasons Why Your Landscape Images Aren’t Razor Sharp

Picture this: you come home after a great day out photographing and you're excited to look through all the beautiful images you've captured. However,...

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...