Sunday, August 9, 2020

Tips & Tricks

Landscape Photography tips & tricks by CaptureLandscapes.

Get Better Images Using Natural Framing in Landscape Photography

Finding a good composition is one of the hardest aspects of photography and while there are thousands of books on the subject, most of them seem to focus on the same compositional techniques such as The Rule of Thirds, The Golden Ratio, and use of leading lines. These are all important techniques to understand but I'm...

What Are Color Spaces in Photography?

After putting lots of effort into capturing and processing an image you’re finally ready to put it online or send it off to the printer, excited to share the latest piece of art you’ve created. But then, to your disappointment, the image looks nothing like what it did in your editing software. The colors are all wrong!

Why You Should Photograph Fewer Locations when Traveling

For me, there are three ingredients that make a great landscape photo: an interesting subject, a though-out composition, and, maybe most important, good light and weather conditions that fit the scenery. Getting all three takes a lot of work and luck. First I need some inspiration, which I get from...

Learn Shutter Speed by Using the ICM Technique

Creative exercise with slow shutter speed
There are few fundamental settings that have as big of an impact on an image then the shutter speed. Adjusting the shutter speed makes a huge difference and can, in most situations, make or break the image. A slow shutter speed, for example, can often have a positive impact on what otherwise would’ve been...

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...

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