Carel Booysen

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4 Key Elements to Help You Create Stronger Landscape Photography

If you’re like me and love great landscape photography, then you’ve probably wondered how the same photographers seem to be able to pull off …

Landscape Photography

5 Composition Tips for Landscape Photography

So what exactly is composition in photography and why is it such a big deal? Composition is the way you intentionally arrange or put together the …

Landscape Photography

11 Accessories for Long Exposure Photography

Every so often I get an email from a blog reader asking “if there is one accessory that you would recommend for long exposure photography, what would …

Digital Photography

How to Photograph the Milky Way

If you live in a remote area with dark skies, you are one of the lucky ones; the lucky ones that get to look up on a clear dark night and see a thick …

Can’t-Miss Landscape Photography Tips That Will Have an Immediate Impact on Your Photos

I don’t know about you, but landscape photography is an escape for me.<p>I love grabbing my camera and heading to the beach or the mountains or places …

Landscape Photography

5 Framing Tricks to Help You Capture Better Landscape Photos

Landscape photography is one of the most popular genres of photography and for good reason. A great landscape photo has the power to wow the viewer …

Framing

How to Manipulate Colors of Your Landscape Photos

Creativity & Visual Impact Sale – 40-65% Off<p>How to develop landscape photography workflow to capture images with Visual Impact.<p>For Limited Time …

National Parks

How to Photograph Sunsets

<i>Image Credit: skynesher via iStock</i>If you ask me, there's a misconception about capturing high-quality photos at sunset (and sunrise, for that …

Landscape Photography

Take Epic Landscape Photos With These 3 Easy Tips

One of the problems I had with my photos early on in my photography career is that they just didn’t have a lot of impact.<p>I was confused as to why …

Landscape Photography

How to Get the “Sunburst” in Landscape Photography

Whether it’s a stunning sunrise, sunset, or even just mid day, getting the sun’s rays to show up in your photo is a nice addition to any photograph. …

Landscape Photography

5 Tricks to Make Your Landscape Photos Stand Out

Are you passionate about portrait photography? Do you love sharing images of your trips and landscape photos? Or maybe you spend your free time …

Landscape Photography

Here’s a Reason Not to Upgrade to That New Mirrorless Camera

One of the most common questions photographers have is “should I upgrade my camera?” It’s right up there with “what lens I should buy” and “can I …

Canon EOS

12 Ways to Add Randomness and Creativity to Your Photography

One of the wonderful things about digital photography is the creativity that you can engage in once you’ve got your image on your computer and in …

Photography

How to Cultivate Your Own Style in Photography

Style: the impression you stick on your viewer. What is ‘style’? Interestingly enough, the word ‘style’ comes from Latin: ‘stylus’. It literally …

Street Photography

Ten Tips for Capturing Stunning Sunset Photos

Sunsets can provide some of the most beautiful images in a photographer’s portfolio, but the dramatic light and vibrant colors can be challenging to …

Landscape Photography

How to Take Sharp Photos of Stars

Ask just about any photographer what the most difficult kind of photography is, and my guess is that many will say astrophotography.<p>Though …

Landscape Photography

Low-carb, high-fat diets could knock years off lifespan, 25-year study suggests

Eating a diet which is low in carbohydrates could knock years off lifespan, a 25 year study suggests.<p>Food plans which replace carbs with protein and fat, such as the Ketogenic or Atkins, have gained popularity in recent years, and are often endorsed by celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Kim …

Come Prepared to Landscape Photography or Suffer the Consequences

Coming unprepared to one of the most epic landscape photography locations in Europe is not a good idea. It will make you rely on a combination of gut …

17 TIPS FOR TAKING TACK SHARP PHOTOS

Achieving tack sharp images involves doing lots of small things as well as possible. These tiny differences add up to a noticeably sharper photo.<p>In …

Tip to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

Marmot Precip Rain Jacket Review

The Marmot PreCip is the most popular backpacking rain jacket.The Marmot PreCip Rain Jacket is the most popular rain jacket today with good reason: …

How to Choose the Best Solar Charger

Portable solar panels are both a blessing and a curse to the outdoor enthusiast. As this technology improves, we can now bring an array of electronic …

10 Tips On Using Extreme Wide Angle Lenses for Landscape Photography

As a landscape photographer, I love extreme wide angle lenses. I use my 16-35mm for 90% of my photos and I mostly use it at 16mm. When I give …

10 Exciting & Creative Landscape Photography Tips

The camera is your paint brush; your voice, your pen. Use it to express yourself and your work will become unlike any other.<p>If you are feeling too …

4 Tips to Create Stronger Landscape Photography

If you’re like me and love great landscape photography, then you’ve probably wondered how the same photographers seem to be able to pull off …

Landscape Photography: The Real Secrets Behind the Lens

<i>Have you ever been blown away by an image?</i><p><i>Ever wondered how on earth it was done? You may come to the conclusion that it’s down to computer trickery</i> …

17 TIPS FOR TAKING TACK SHARP PHOTOS

Achieving tack sharp images involves doing lots of small things as well as possible. These tiny differences add up to a noticeably sharper photo.<p>In …

The Lens Every Beginner Photographer Should Buy

When you're first starting out in photography, the veritable plethora of pieces of equipment and specs lists can certainly be a bit overwhelming. Of …

13 Ways to Make Your Photos Look Professional

There is no silver bullet to making a professional picture. It often takes years of practice; however, as a newer photographer you’ll find that there …