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11 Essential Landscape Photography Tips: Capturing The Beauty Around You

There are few styles of photography as popular with professionals and amateurs as landscape photography. Whether you’re attempting to capture the …

Landscape Photography

11 Surefire Landscape Photography Tips You Must Know

My first love in photography when I first got my trusty old Minolta SLR as a teenager was <b>landscape photography</b>. There’s something about getting out …

Photography

7 Lightroom Secrets Photographer Pierre Lambert Says Will “Change Your Editing Life”

Here’s a great new video from photographer Pierre T. Lambert with his best Lightroom tips and tricks that he says will make a huge difference in how …

Tutorials

Why Shoot in Aperture Priority Mode ?

Aperture Priority mode is a go-to for many photographers. The reasons? Creative control, artistry, control over light management are just a few of …

Cameras

Tips From a Professional Photographer: How to Create the Perfect Composition

Professional photographer Anton Gorlin is back with another comprehensive photography guide. This time, the skilled photographer takes us through the basics of photography composition and how it can be used effectively to enhance visual storytelling. Similar to his guides on sunrise and seascape …

Landscape Photography

10 Lessons For Your Best Landscape Photographs

Landscape photography can be great fun, but when we get back home and look at our images on our computers, we sometimes ask ourselves, “What was I …

Landscape Photography

Five Tips for Improving Your Landscape Photography Compositions

Whether you are exclusively a landscape photographer or simply someone who likes to capture awesome shots of just about anything, landscape …

Landscape Photography

How to Use a Long Exposure to Remove People From Your Landscapes

Most landscape and cityscape photographers prefer to have images that are void of tourists, traffic, and other distracting elements in their scenes. …

Landscape Photography

How to photograph landscapes at night by moonlight

Landscape photography by moonlight can provide a different way of producing wonderful and mesmerizing photographs in both color and black and white. …

Landscape Photography

5 Pieces of Photo Gear Every Photographer Should Try

When getting started in photography, it's easy to get enamored with all the enticing equipment out there and go on a spending spree, listening to …

Macro Photography

Why and How to Use a Star Tracker for Photos of the Night Sky

Astrophotography is generally a race against time to capture as much subtle starlight we can before the stars create trails in our images. The …

Nature Photography

Six Photography Tips Anyone Can Use To Become A Better Photographer

I’ve been on a mission to improve my photography over the last decade. I’ve tried all sorts of things to help me along. For example, I’ve conquered …

The $65 Japanese Whisky You Have to Find This Summer

For Japanese whisky lovers, August will show a brief silver lining among a seemingly endless series of clouds. Most of the news from Japan for the …

9 Tips on How to Take Better Black-and-White Photos (VIDEO)

Despite all the advancements in photography, there’s nothing quite like a classic black-and-white image. But there’s more to good black-and-white …

Photography

The Great Expanse: 8 Tips on How to Photograph Landscapes in Their Best Light

(<b>Editor's note:</b> This landscape photography how-to is sponsored by Tamron.)<p>I've always loved the natural world and was hiking, backpacking, and …

Are You Making These 7 Mistakes in Landscape Photography?

Ever feel you are not quite nailing it with your landscape photos? Something amiss but you cannot quite work out what it is? The fact is whilst …

The Rule of Thirds Needs to Die a Slow and Painful Death

Rather, the rule of thirds needs to die a fast and painful death for all the damage it has done to the art and photography world.<p>The rule of thirds …

Two Timber-Clad Pavilions Make Up This Australian Family Retreat

Nestled in the coastal Victoria region, this modern retreat caters to a three-generational family with members ranging from six months to 76 years old.<p>Melbourne–based studio Tom Robertson Architects has recently designed a contemporary weekend retreat for a multi-generational family.<p>Seeking a place …

Architecture

16 of the Best Apps for Landscape Photography

In this article, I’ll share my top 16 favorite apps that I use almost every time I have to plan a photography session, a photo trip, or a complex …

The basics of tilt-shift lenses and how you can use them in your photography

A tilt-shift lens is most likely not the first one you’ll buy after the kit lens. But, a specialized lens like this can be a great problem-solver in …

21 Essential Landscape Photography Tips You Need To Know

The wind in your hair, a camera slung over your shoulder and a great location in mind: nothing beats getting out into the great outdoors to shoot …

Photography 101: Here’s Why, When, and How to Use Lens Hoods (VIDEO)

One of the most misunderstood and overlooked of photo accessories is, without a doubt, the lowly lens hood. At best, most photographers simply take …

5 Tips to Help You Succeed as a Landscape Photographer (VIDEO)

Making it as a landscape photographer is no easy feat. First of all, there’s lots of competition from some very talented photographers. Second of …

7 Things You Need to Know About Shooting with Wide-Angle Lenses

We have a photographer friend, who shall remain nameless, who suffers from WAA syndrome. Never heard of it? Well, WAA stands for Wide Angle Abuse.<p>Or, …

The Ultimate Focus Stacking Guide for Landscape Photographers

It’s becoming harder to get the entire image sharp with the constantly wider lenses and more extreme foregrounds that are used in today’s …

Landscape Photography

How to Control Contrast So You Always Get Amazing Landscape Photographs

Contrast, sometimes there’s too much, sometimes there’s too little. Contrast in a landscape can make or break the image. But getting the perfect …

Landscape Photography

How to create Photoshop Actions to make star trails from a single photo

Star trails are a common subject amongst astrophotographers. When they’re not trying to capture the milky way, they’re showing the path that our …

6 Reasons Why Your Photos 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, …

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 …

These are three essential lenses for landscape photography

When we speak of landscape photography lenses, the first thought of many photographers are wide angle lenses. In this video, Nigel Danson shows you …