Why Neutral Density Filters Will Improve Your Photography

Neutral Density Filters will improve your photography
I'm sure there's been a moment where you've been left in awe after watching an image that has a soft and silky sky or river in it. Maybe you've learned that this is a technique that requires the use of a slow shutter speed but after some back and forth, your images look nothing like those you've...

How to Identify a Bad or De-Centered Lens

Have you ever used a de-centered lens? Perhaps you're using one now without being aware of it. It can be a real pain to work with. Focal planes and depth of field behave strangely which makes it hard to get predictable sharpness in a photo. I've had such a lens in the past...

The Most Essential Equipment for Landscape Photography

I often hear people say "It's not about the gear, but the photographer behind it". While this statement is true in many ways, there is no secret that professional photographers rely heavily one selected pieces of equipment. Some techniques are simply not possible without the right gear, at least not if you want a picture of high quality. In this article I will share with you what professionals regards as essential equipment for landscape photography.

NYA-EVO Fjord 60-C Backpack Review

NYA-EVO Fjord 60-C backpack review
Is there a perfect backpack for landscape photographers? That's a question I've asked myself for many years as I've gone through a variety of alternatives from different manufacturers. During this process, I've learned that there are great backpacks out there but there hasn't been any that's made me say 'this is it'.

3 Tips for Sharper Images

Take sharper images
When I first began photographing my biggest challenges was getting the images sharp. In this article you will find my 3 best tips for taking sharper images.

Are Smartphones Replacing Professional Cameras?

Are Smartphones Replacing Professional Cameras?
Technology has changed a lot during the last decade or so and it's been fascinating to see how this has impacted the camera market. More and more people rely on mobile phones for their photography and these cameras are better than ever before. But are smartphones going to replace professional cameras? Are we going...

My Favorite Gloves for Landscape Photography

vallerret photography gloves review
Keeping their hands warm is one of the biggest challenges photographers face during the winter months. Born and raised in Norway, I know how dangerous it can be if your hands begin to freeze but warm gloves are typically bulky and hard to use in combination with a camera. Here in Norway we often deal with temperatures down of -25°C...

Step-by-Step Guide to How I Back Up My Photography

How I Back Up My Photography
Backing up your photography is an essential part of any photographer's workflow. I'd go as far as to say it's one of the most important things you can do. Just imagine hard drive failure that results in you losing all your images? That's something that should only take place in your nightmares... It's obvious that many of you understand the...

The Perfect Christmas Gifts for Landscape Photographers in 2018

Christmas is just around the corner and many of us are already deep into the Christmas gift shopping. I think most of us can agree that finding the perfect gift isn't always easy. So what is the perfect Christmas gift for landscape photographers? This article features some of the most popular landscape photography related content that any landscape photographer would be...

When I Use Graduated ND Filters (and When I Don’t)

When I Use Graduated ND Filters
Soon after I got introduced to the use of filters in Landscape Photography I learned about Graduated ND Filters and the significant difference they can make to an image. When I purchased my first square filter system I made sure that I also purchased a Graduated ND Filter (these filters don’t work well as screw-in filters). I remember it was...