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The Ultimate Guide to Smartphone Photography

Only 3 or 4 years ago, smartphone photography was a joke. The photos were so bad that you couldn't even post them in low resolution to be viewed on mobile devices. Phones had a fixed lens, small sensor and an awful performance in low light conditions (and by low light I don’t mean...

Dealing with Clear Skies in Landscape Photography

Clear Skies in Landscape Photography
For many years I didn’t know how to take great landscape photos under clear skies; if there weren’t clouds in the sky, I would most of the time totally fail at capturing a photo that would make it into my portfolio. My focus was always on those colorful, dramatic skies that you get...

Do You Make These 6 Mistakes When Photographing?

For many of us, photography is simply a way to disconnect and spend time outdoors but regardless of our ambitions, most have a shared goal: create more compelling images that we're proud to share. Understanding the camera settings can be a challenge itself, so it's easy to forget about other important factors. Even simple mistakes...

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.

8 Crucial Steps to Prepare Images for Printing

Prepare images for print
Seeing a finished image displayed online is always a nice feeling but actually holding a physical print gives a completely different type of satisfaction. It's not until the image is printed and hung on a wall that the entire process is finished. However, making a good print is usually not as straightforward as one would think and most...

The Best Tips for Planning Your Milky Way Photography

Best Tips for Planning Milky Way Photography
The Milky Way is one of the most breathtaking natural scenes to photograph. There’s always something special about seeing our galaxy in a dark sky and capturing the moment with your camera. Seeing the Milky Way with the naked eye is possible but it turns into real magic when you look at the...

New Video Course: Into the Light

I am excited to announce the latest addition to CaptureLandscapes' video course collection: Into the Light. It's the most comprehensive landscape photography video series I've come across and it's a must-have for anyone wanting to improve their skills; which is why I'm extra excited to share that it's now available on our website. Predominantly...

Introduction to Bulb Mode

Introduction to Bulb Mode
The maximum shutter speed in most digital cameras is in the ballpark of 30 seconds; this isn't always enough when you're experimenting with long exposure photography. That's where Bulb Mode comes in. When scrolling past the 30-second shutter speed option, you'll arrive to a setting called Bulb or Time. You might have seen this...

7 Tips to Become a Better Photographer in 2020

Tips for Becoming a Better Photographer in 2020
Are you just getting started with photography? Perhaps you've done it for a while but lack inspiration? Are you unhappy with the images you produce today? Whatever your goals and ambitions might be, the new year is a great time to saddle up and become a better photographer. The tips shared below are...

My Favorite Neutral Density Filter

My Favorite ND Filter
Filters have played an important role in my photography ever since purchasing a circular polarizer filter several years ago. However, it wasn't until 2012 that I bought my very first Neutral Density filter; which would have a greater impact on my photography than I ever imagined. I still remember the first time I captured...

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