Saturday, May 30, 2020

Tips & Tricks

Landscape Photography tips & tricks by CaptureLandscapes.

How to Plan and Photograph the Milky Way

Photographing the Milky Way
Astrophotography is probably the most fascinating thing to someone whether he/she is a photographer or not. Nothing can be more hypnotizing than going out to watch thousands of millions of stars above your head. Being an astrophysics researcher, it is always fascinating for me to photograph the night sky and enjoy the vastness of our universe. Thanks to the advancement of...

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...

Best Smartphone Apps for Landscape Photographers

Smartphone Apps for Landscape Photography
Both IOS and Android phones come with many apps that aim to make your life easier including some for camera and social media. Landscape photographers have particular needs, though, so here are some I use either for planning, scouting, general workflow or final post-processing adjustments: The Photographer's Ephemeris The Photographer's Ephemeris was the very first photography-related app that I purchased for my...

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...

The Single Best Landscape Photography Tip You Need to Know

The Single Best Landscape Photography Tip You Need to Know
Let's be honest: there are a lot of mediocre and repeating tips out there on how you can improve your landscape photography. Straighten the horizon, buy a new camera, invest in equipment... Sure, these things might have an impact on your images but they won't make you a better photographer. There's something much more important that you...

How to Choose Your Next Tripod

Choose your next tripod
Finding the best Tripod for Landscape Photography For those who follow our articles regularly, you might have heard this before: The most important tool besides your creativity and camera is a solid tripod. By using a tripod you will be introduced to a bunch of new possibilities and your photography will be taken to the next level. So, how do you choose the...

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...

Processing Dark and Moody Images

processing moody images
The Power of Moody Images Moody processing is a way to process an image when the light isn't good by the standards. Meaning that there are no colorful skies but instead a dramatic atmosphere with to fog, rain, snow or thunderstorms. My idea of moody processing was born around 2013/2014 when I used to spend most of my weekends in the...

6 Pro Tips for Better Wide-Angle Landscape Photography

Tips for wide-angle landscape photography
Wide-Angle landscape photography is a lot of fun. It enables you to capture the entire beauty of the grand vista revealing itself in front of you: the interesting foreground, the great leading middle ground and the beautiful backdrop with a nice sky above - it sounds pretty nice, doesn't it? Photographing with a wide-angle lens isn't necessarily that straightforward, though....

How to Focus in Night Photography

Nail the focus in Night Photography Night Photography is a genre that has become more and more popular the last years. Photographing at night can give stunning results but it also comes with a few more challenges than "regular" daytime photography. The most normal challenge with nighttime photography is getting everything sharp and in focus. Let me tell you this: getting...

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