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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...

7 Useful Tips for Photographing Summer

I often receive a strange look when I mention that summer is my least favorite season. Sure, some relaxing days in the sun are great (not so much the following week with a sunburn though…) but the long summer days often involve long periods of cloudless days, which isn’t ideal for landscape photography. Don’t misunderstand; there are just as many...

5 Common Camera Setting Mistakes Beginning Photographers Make

Common Camera Setting Mistakes Beginners Make
Learning how to properly handle the camera is the most important aspect of improving your photography. While composition, light and post-processing have a big visual impact, they are second in line when it comes to where your priorities should be in the beginning. Fellow photographer Ugo Cei has talked about a neat little trick he uses to teach his clients...

Capture the Full Dynamic Range by Taking Multiple Exposures

Use Multiple Exposures to Capture the Full Dynamic Range One of the biggest frustrations with landscape photography is capturing the entire dynamic range. Often, the sky turns out white while the landscape is correctly exposed and other times the landscape is black and the sky looks good. Unfortunately, capturing an over-all well-exposed image is at times not possible, therefore we have...

8 Killer Resources for Landscape Photography

Are you planning to photograph the Milky Way but don't know its position? Perhaps you want to process your images but you don't know which softwares to use? Looking for a more efficient way to process your images? Maybe you're planning a photography trip to another country but you don't know where to go. Here are 8 useful resources for...

Comprehensive Guide to Seascape Photography

Guide to Seascape Photography
For me, Seascape Photography is the art of capturing the never ending battle between land and sea. We can use these two fantastic elements to our advantage and through the use of shutter speed we can highlight their differences and play with the effect to create a more dramatic image. The contrast between the solid never moving cliffs or rocks...

Landscape Photography Giveaway [$875]

Landscape Photography Giveaway
Win Landscape Photography Gear & Resources Valued at $870+ I'm excited to announce that CaptureLandscapes has teamed up with Manfrotto, NiSi Filters, ThinkThank and Mark Metternich to give away landscape photography equipment and resources to a value of more than $870! All you've got to do is to fill in your information in the form below. This gives you 1 entry in the...

The Importance of Studying Other Photographers

Study the work of other photographers
Since your reading this, I can confidently assume that taking beautiful pictures is a goal you have. While there are tons of useful (even essential) resources, there's one simple trick that will do wonders for your photography: study the works of other photographers. In fact, this is one of the most common advice in our Photographer of the Month interviews. Why...

Photographing Breaking Waves and Using the Power of Photoshop to Blend Them

Photographing waves and seascapes can be a lot of fun but it requires a certain amount of patience to capture the perfect wave. However, you're not always able to capture that one perfect wave and in those situations, it's helpful to capture multiple exposures that you can combine later on. In this video, German landscape photographer Micheal Breitung shares his best...

Leading The Way In Landscapes

Leading Lines Landscape Photography
Every artist starts with a message. Every landscape photographer starts with a natural scene. As a landscape photographer myself, I know that we translate what we see, into a visual path that the eye can follow. We illustrate this journey through allowing the featured shapes, textures, tones and lines to tell our story. We tell the viewer what to...

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