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Just getting started with landscape photography? This is the perfect place to begin learning. Enjoy beginners tips, tricks and tutorials focusing on the essentials within photography and post production.

Knowing Your Camera Like the Back of Your Hand

Knowing your camera like the back of your hand
Since I’ve started leading photography workshops, I’ve noticed something quite unexpected: attendees would turn up with great cameras, sometimes even better than those of their instructors, which they did not know how to use. More than once I found myself explaining which settings (aperture, ISO, shutter speed, focusing mode) to use for a particular scene, only to be asked by...

Introductions to Fundamentals in Landscape Photography

Fundamental Landscape Photography
In this introduction series we will be looking into the basic settings of photography and and helping you understanding how every change you make can impact your photo. The basic settings are referred to as The Exposure Triangle.

Photography Terms and Expressions Every Beginner Should Know

photography terms and expressions
This article is intended to help you understand the most important terms and expressions within photography, and probably a couple of less important ones too.

Beginners Guide to Night Photography

Beginners Guide to Night Photography
Do you enjoy photos taken at night? Do you wish that you were able to capture beautiful images of the stars but struggle to get the result you want? In this article, you'll be introduced to the fundamentals of Night Photography and at the end of it, you will be ready to go out and photograph the night sky. You...

Lightroom 101- Part 3: Library Module

Introduction to Adobe Lightroom Library Module
In the two previous Lightroom 101 articles, we learned how to organize your computer files  and import images into Lightroom. Those basic steps are important for the further use of Lightroom so, if you haven't read them yet, I recommend you do so before reading this article. To begin exploring the interface and possibilities within Adobe Lightroom, let's start by taking...

Lightroom 101 – Part 2: Import Images

lightroom-import-images
This is part two in our Lightroom 101 series. In part 1,  you were introduced to Adobe Lightroom and learned why this is a software that can take your photography to the next level. You also learned the importance of organizing your files and how to do that before installing Lightroom. In part two you'll learn how to import...

The Best Aperture for Landscape Photography

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" aperture, certain scenes benefit from using a specific one. For standard landscape photography (excluding night photography, macro photography and other niches), the optimal aperture for front-to-back sharpness lies within f/7.1 to f/13. This range is not...

The Exposure Triangle

the exposure triangle
Understanding each of the photography elements is important for you to take control over your camera. But to fully be able to use manual mode, you also need to understand how these settings work together. This is known as The Exposure Triangle.

A Comprehensive Guide to Landscape Photography

A Comprehensive Guide to Landscape Photography
A Comprehensive Guide to Landscape Photography Landscape photography is one of the best ways to disconnect from the otherwise hectic day-to-day life and to just enjoy spending time in the great outdoors. For some, landscape photography involves hours or even days of traveling while others seek the beauty right outside their front door. Some dream of becoming a full-time professional, while...

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