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.

7 Tips to Become a Better Photographer in 2021

Have you recently got a new camera? Or have you had one for a while but don't know how to use it? Perhaps you've...

5 Professional Tips for Photographing Harsh Light

Imagine this: You show up to a gorgeous waterfall – one that you’ve been to countless times in “perfect conditions” and yet you’ve never...

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...

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...

The Best Aperture for Landscape Photography

The question “What aperture is best for landscape photography?” is often asked via the CaptureLandscapes newsletter and other discussion venues. While there isn't one "correct"...

Landscape Photography in Arctic Norway

Tips on Photographing in Arctic Norway While the term arctic photography sounds quite special itself, when it comes down to basics it mostly means that...

Why Every Landscape Photographer Needs a Tripod

There's no doubt that as a landscape photographer you need to invest in a tripod. Sure, you might not always use it and there...

Graduated ND Filters or Multiple Exposures: What is Best?

Using a Graduated Neutral Density filter is fairly easy and doesn’t require any advanced techniques in post-production but the easiest option isn't always the...

6 Tips for Better Drone Landscape Photography

There's no doubt that drone photography is a growing niche in the landscape photography field and it's not hard to understand why; you're able...

How to Set Up Your New Camera for Professional Results

So you just got a new camera and you can't wait to go out capturing amazing images with it. After all, it's quite exciting...