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7 Inspiring Locations For Landscape Photographers

Even though doing a spectacular landscape photography doesn’t require any specific location, it’s always useful to have some great options. It’s also …

Landscape Photography

How to prepare for low-light and night photography

<i>Image: CC0 Creative Commons</i><p><b>Photography is only about collecting light, and if you're planning to shoot when there's not much of it around, you're</b> …

How to Use a Phone Screen for Magical Portraits

Wedding photographers are always looking to take creative, novel portraits and a quick, simple trick is often sitting right in their pocket. By using …

Why The Lofoten Islands Should Be On Your Bucket List

The Lofoten Islands in Norway, comprised of Austvågøy, Flakstadøy Vestvågøy, Moskenesøy, Gimsøy, and many smaller islands, have been a dream travel …

Lessons From Shooting Landscapes With My First Ultra-Wide Lens

Traveling with just an ultra wide-angle lens is a powerful way to improve your landscape photography, but my first trip without a telephoto was rife …

Top Mountain Ranges in North America That Photographers Love to Photograph

For many landscape photographers, mountains represent the pinnacle of subject matter.Not only can you photograph gorgeous mountain peaks covered in …

Shooting series #2: Big Stopper effect

Explore setting up your camera for a ‘big stopper’ effect with landscapes, as well as exploring stacking in post-production to both enhance and …

Advanced Layering: Temperature Regulation Hacks for Cold Weather and Winter Hiking

You can roll up your sleeves to vent access heat on cold weather hikes without removing an entire layer. By doing this, you’re cooling off the blood …

Simple Ways To Make Salt Water Potable

Image source: Allianz.com<p>Our earth is rightly called the blue planet because of its abundant store of surface water. However, only 2.5 percent of it …

11 Ways to Start a Fire

February 25, 2015 by Melanie Swick | 3 Comments<p>A fire can mean the difference between facing hypothermia or enjoying a warm night of sleep.<p>It’s easy …

Tinder

Sleep System Survival Tactics for Staying Warm

Have you ever spent a cold night in your sleeping bag wondering why you are cold when you’re sleeping in a bag that is properly rated for the …

Sharpening a Survival Knife; Sharpening Systems and Kits, Product Review by Survival Expert James Mandeville, Survival Expert

Sharpening a (Survival) Knife<p>by survival expert James Mandeville<p>Article completely revised November 2015<p>Stainless steel is much harder than carbon …

13 Common Sense Items you Need in a Winter Vehicle Emergency Kit

As I type this, an “arctic air invasion” is pushing its way south to us in Texas, leaving much of the country feeling as cold as a mid-winter’s day. …

How often should I cycle to get fit?

<b>Regular short rides are the fastest way to boost your fitness and improve your cycling performance</b><p>Virtually everyone who rides wants to get fitter. …

Exercise

Photographing a Tent at Night | Expert Advice

The memories of a wild camp will stick with you forever; the sodden ground on which you pitched, the weather you endured, that delicious dry meal, …

Landscape Photography

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, Find a Wall ASAP, and Do This Amazing Stretch

Tight hips are a common affliction among us desk dwellers. They can lead to lower back pain and tightness in our legs and just make us feel all around uncomfortable. Free your tight hips by finding a wall and doing this life-changing stretch (no really, it's <i>that</i> good!).<p>Known as figure four, you can …

Landscape Tutorial: 5 Tips & Tricks for Shooting Stunning Winter Photographs (VIDEO)

Winter provides a variety of opportunities for making stunning nature photos. But whether you’re shooting near home or in the wilderness, this final …

How to Photograph Landscapes In The Daytime When You Don't Catch the Golden Hour

A quick trawl through Flickr, 500px or similar, might suggest that landscape photography is restricted solely to the blue and golden hours. Whilst it …

10 Professional Outdoor Photographers Share Their Photography Advice

A successful outdoor photographer has many years of experience of learning their photography techniques and style that leads to their work being …

How I Plan My Landscape Photos for the Highest Chances of Success

My name is Albert Dros, and I am a professional landscape photographer from the Netherlands. People often tell me that I am “in the right place at …

7 Tips for Taking Flawless Drone Photos

Cover photo: Windsor Spitfires by Michael Tighe<p>Finding new and unique perspectives is a great way to create interesting and engaging photographs. …

Charlie Waite: How to shoot award-winning landscape photography

<b>It’s been a decade since the Landscape Photographer of the Year launched. Founder Charlie Waite looks back with Geoff Harris on a memorable 10 years,</b> …

Playing with Shadows Using Natural Light in Boudoir Photography

Playing with shadows is not a new concept however in the boudoir community is has become a beautiful new trend. A recent group competition brought …

9 Trips to Take With Your Significant Other

Traveling with someone is one of the best ways to really get to know them.<p>If you’re considering taking the next step and turning your significant …

4 Mobile Photography Tips for the New Year

With the new year, it’s a good time to make a quick list of photography goals you’d like to achieve.For many photographers, their primary camera is …

Mobile Photography

7 Beginner Tips for Shooting Better Landscape Photos

When I was growing up, I spent several summers living with my father on the Isle of Skye in northern Scotland. As a teenager, I didn’t have an …

Costly Landscape Photography Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Regardless of how seasoned we may …

Landscape Photography

Optimize Lightroom to Run More Efficiently With These Seven Tips

One of the most common Lightroom complaints is that it runs too slowly. However, there are steps you can take to improve your experience. This great …

How Anders Bakken Shoots Stunning Landscape Photographs With His iPhone

Anders Bakken aka @andy_bakk on Instagram is an iPhone photographer from Norway. By day he works as a police officer but at every available …

Photography

Simple Tips for Tack-Sharp Landscape Photos

I'd say that of any genre of photography, landscapes have to be the most popular, right?I mean, that's not to take anything away from portraiture or …

Landscape Photography