Category Archives: Landscape

Getting Landscapes Sharp: Hyperfocal Distances and Aperture Selection ~ Elliot Hook

An important element of landscape photography is ensuring that all of the key elements within your composition are sharp. This can often include foreground objects that are a matter of meters from your camera as well as background elements that … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Better Landscape Photography ~ Leanne Cole

Landscape photography is a very popular genre and many amateur photographers start their hobbies doing it. There is, however, a lot more to it than just going out somewhere beautiful, putting your camera up to your face, and clicking the … Continue reading

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10 Most Common Mistakes in Landscape Photography – and How to Overcome Them ~ Anne McKinnell

f you’re serious about landscape photography, it won’t take you very long to realize the fundamental problem of the craft: not every landscape that catches your eye will easily translate into a compelling photograph. When we experience a place, the … Continue reading

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How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images ~ Gavin Hardcastle

The most common question I get asked by my workshop students is ‘how do you get such sharp images?’. It’s actually really simple. Basically, avoid movement of any kind while the shutter is open, focus well and choose the right … Continue reading

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Composing Dynamic Landscape Images ~ Todd Sisson

As a landscape photographer I am constantly seeking that next X-factor shot – an image that leaps from the screen or page and demands the viewer’s attention – preferably attention of the favourable variety. If you spend an hour or … Continue reading

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11 Surefire Landscape Photography Tips ~ Darren Rowse

My first love in photography when I first got my trusty old Minolta SLR as a teenager was landscape photography. There’s something about getting out in nature with the challenge of capturing some of the amazing beauty that you see. … Continue reading

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Tips for Using Flash to Enhance Outdoor Nature and Landscape Photography ~ David Shaw

Late on a winter evening, I was photographing atop a ridge in Colorado’s Front Range. I had been working on some landscape shots, but with the light fading from the sky, the thought of beer and food was beginning to … Continue reading

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One Compositional Technique to Transform Your Landscape Photos ~ Jim Hamel

Turning the corner from taking snapshots into taking actual compositions is a hard thing to do. It doesn’t come naturally, and it takes experience. Another reason it is difficult to learn composition is that there is no one, hard and … Continue reading

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Night Landscape Photography ~ Steve Paxton

Many photographers assume that once the sun goes down, so do the opportunities to take spectacular landscape images. Some of my favorite photographs were taken under extremely low light or nearly pitch-black conditions. In fact, I have found that the … Continue reading

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The Natural Light Cycle for Photographers ~ Jim Hamel

Natural light is what landscape photography is made of. Other forms of photography rely heavily on flash, but most landscapes rely entirely on the sun’s rays as their light source. That natural light from the sun is changing every second … Continue reading

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