Saturday, May 30, 2020

Tips & Tricks

Landscape Photography tips & tricks by CaptureLandscapes.

6 Reasons Why Your Landscape Images Aren’t Razor Sharp

6 Reasons Why Your Landscape Images Aren't Razor Sharp
Picture this: you come home after a great day out photographing and you're excited to look through all the beautiful images you've captured. However, after importing them you realize that they're all garbage because they're blurry. I'm sure you've experienced that, as have the majority of us. Personally, I've had to throw away several promising images due to them not being...

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...

Beginners Guide to Night Photography

Beginners Guide to Night Photography
Do you enjoy photos taken at night? Do you wish that you were able to capture beautiful images of the stars but struggle to get the result you want? In this article, you'll be introduced to the fundamentals of Night Photography and at the end of it, you will be ready to go out and photograph the night sky. You...

When to Use an Open Aperture in Landscape Photography

Open Aperture in Landscape Photography
"I am somewhat puzzled when I read about professional landscape photography where they use fast lenses such as f2.8 or f1.4. Why do they use these lenses when most landscape photos are taken anywhere from f8 to f22 and the supposed sweet spot is f11 (or close to it) to get good depth of field throughout. Where does the f/2.8 come in...

The Ultimate Guide to Monetize Your Photography

Monetize your photography
Have you ever wanted to monetize your photography? You're not alone! Everyone has their own ambitions when it comes to photography. Some enjoy it as a hobby while others try their luck as full-time professionals. However, regardless of the ambitions, I'm pretty sure that most of us wouldn't mind making some extra cash from our photography, at least enough to...

Introduction to Shutter Speed in Landscape Photography

Shutter Speed is measured in seconds, or fractions of seconds. A larger denominator such as 1/1000 is a quicker shutter speed than a lower denominator such as 1/10 allowing less light to reach the sensor. But how does it impact your image?

My Favorite Gloves for Landscape Photography

vallerret photography gloves review
Keeping their hands warm is one of the biggest challenges photographers face during the winter months. Born and raised in Norway, I know how dangerous it can be if your hands begin to freeze but warm gloves are typically bulky and hard to use in combination with a camera. Here in Norway we often deal with temperatures down of -25°C...

Autumn Photography: Tips for Photographing the Colors of Autumn

Autumn Photography Tips
Autumn offers a wide range of photographic opportunities, especially for those who love colors and moody days. With the quickly changing scenery, colorful landscapes and shorter days, it's not hard to understand why it's the favorite season of so many photographers. But how do you capture the vibrancy of it? How do you walk home with beautiful images? A typical...

How to Photograph Stars: Camera Settings and Techniques

How to Photograph Stars
Photographing stars and the night sky is completely different than photographing during regular daylight or even the Golden Hour. Most of the techniques and guidelines you've learned to follow for "standard" landscape photography don't apply for nighttime photography, which makes it a hard genre to enter when you're new to photography - even more experienced daytime photographers can feel...

NiSi Landscape NC CPL Review for Landscape Photographers

NiCI Landscape NC CPL Review
A Circular Polarizer is an essential filter for landscape photographers. Yet, it's often a filter which is less talked about, mainly due to the extreme visual effects achieved with a Neutral Density filter. While a Circular Polarizer (CPL) won't give you the same extreme visual effects (such as long exposure photography), it's a filter that will make a huge difference...

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