Saturday, May 30, 2020

Tips & Tricks

Landscape Photography tips & tricks by CaptureLandscapes.

Recommended Filters for Landscape Photography

Having a variety of filters to choose between is essential for many landscape photographers. The use of filters allows you to control light and achieve certain picturesque effects. It's true that some of these techniques can be done in post-processing but the result is rarely as good; filters are often preferred in order to remain the highest possible quality. That being said,...

5 Beginner’s Post-Processing Mistakes

Looking back at my early photography I shake my head in embarrassment. I know I should be proud of the fact that I've come a long way since then but it's hard not to notice just how poorly processed those images are. I'm sure I'm not alone. Post-processing is a big part of digital photography and most likely you process...

Frequently Asked Questions About Long Exposure Photography and Their Answers

Frequently Asked Questions about Long Exposure Photography
There's no doubt that Long Exposure Photography is a popular technique amongst you; it's the subject of our best-selling eBook, it's the subject of several of our most popular articles and it's the subject of most questions I receive through our newsletter. These are the most frequently asked questions about long exposure photography and the answers to them: 1. Does a...

Photoshop Made Easy with Raya Pro

Raya Pro Workflow
Are you feeling overwhelmed with Photoshop? Do you have a hard time remembering how to create and apply certain techniques? Post-processing and Photoshop are becoming an important part of a photographer’s workflow but it involves spending a lot of time repeating the same adjustments over and over. Perhaps you apply the Orton Effect, use Luminosity Masks, or maybe you create...

Advice from Full-Time Photographers on Turning Pro

Tips for Turning Pro
Many aspiring (and experienced) photographers dream of making their hobby into a full-time profession. Who doesn't want to make a sufficient living from traveling the world and taking pictures? But what does it take to turn pro? Is it really as luxurious as it sounds? I've talked with 5 industry leading full-time photographers and asked them to share their best advice on...

The Best Aperture for Landscape Photography

Best Aperture for Landscape Photography
The question “What aperture is best for landscape photography?” is often asked via the CaptureLandscapes newsletter and other discussion venues. While there isn't one "correct" aperture, certain scenes benefit from using a specific one. For standard landscape photography (excluding night photography, macro photography and other niches), the optimal aperture for front-to-back sharpness lies within f/7.1 to f/13. This range is not...

No. You Don’t Need a Professional Camera

You Don't Need a Professional Camera
Have you ever heard someone say “my pictures would be so much better if I had a camera like you or that photographer”? Perhaps you're even guilty of saying these words yourself. This is a phrase that I see and hear quite often but is there any truth to it? Or is it just wishful thinking and ignorance? Will a...

The Rule of Thirds Explained

Rule of Thirds Explained
Do you have a desire to capture better images? Have you learned the fundamental settings and are ready to take the next step? If so, it’s time to start learning more about compositions. If you’ve read any article touching the subject, it’s quite likely that you’ve heard about the Rule of Thirds, the most known and discussed rule of...

Leaving the Tripod Behind? Read These Tips for Handheld Landscape Photography

Handheld Landscape Photography
One of the most common practices amongst landscape photographers is to use a tripod. Using one opens the door to a whole new creative process and it makes it possible to capture crisp and noise-free images that you otherwise wouldn’t be able to capture. However, not every shot benefits from a tripod and there are many situations where you either...

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...

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