Nature Photography How To

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Ron Leach  |  Jul 02, 2020  |  0 comments

Thoughtful composition is essential for the creation of great landscape images, and many photographers are under the impression that a well-framed photo is solely accomplished in the camera. But as you’ll see in the video below, “Composition doesn’t end in the field,” and there’s a lot you can do in post processing to “massively improve your photos.”

Dan Havlik  |  Jul 01, 2020  |  0 comments

We've all felt this way as photographers. You start off knowing very little about photography but then with some instruction, some practice, and some simple trial and error, you start to see improvement. You may even see dramatic improvement with your photos. 

Ron Leach  |  Jun 19, 2020  |  0 comments

This is a great time for macro photography: Not only are insects and flowers plentiful, but for those of you who are social distancing there’s plenty to shoot in your own backyard. This quick tutorial offers some very helpful advice, especially for those new to close-up photography. And in just 10 minutes, Swedish pro Micael Widell debunks five popular myths that are simply untrue.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 16, 2020  |  0 comments

If you’re looking to up your game when it comes to landscape and nature photography, take a look at this very helpful tutorial. Top pro Mads Peter Iverson demonstrates five simple tips that will instantly improve your results.

Ron Leach  |  May 19, 2020  |  0 comments

If you’re under the impression that captivating lunar photography requires advanced skills and specialized gear, this tutorial is for you. As you’ll see, even beginning photographers can capture great images of the moon by following seven simple tips.

Ron Leach  |  May 12, 2020  |  0 comments

Selective focus is a popular technique when you want to separate a prominent foreground subject from the background. Other times, especially with landscape photography, the goal is to shoot the scene so everything appears sharp—from the foreground to the background.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 28, 2020  |  0 comments

One challenge with landscape photography is creating order out of complicated scenes. In this tutorial you see how an award-winning landscape photographer does exactly that with a unique minimalist style of shooting.

Erin Babnik  |  Apr 17, 2020  |  0 comments

My early years as a professional photographer involved doing a lot of assignment work that required a documentary approach to photographing landscapes. Back then I was trying to produce straightforward, descriptive views of outdoor environments because the end uses of the commissioned photographs necessitated that style of photography. These days, however, my work features a more creative approach.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 10, 2020  |  0 comments

One of the most important concepts for all forms of photography is how to effectively compose an image. When it comes to nature and landscape photography, a firm grasp of composition techniques is absolutely essential. In the video below, a top pro demonstrates his favorite tips for framing outdoor photos.

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 03, 2020  |  0 comments

Yes, there are times when you may not have your trusty DSLR or mirrorless camera, tripod and a bag full of lenses with you, and want to capture a gorgeous landscape. What do you do?

Henry Anderson  |  Apr 01, 2020  |  1 comments

There are some tools in Lightroom that photographers use all the time and some we avoid. But just because we avoid these tools, doesn't mean they aren't extremely useful.

Henry Anderson  |  Mar 26, 2020  |  1 comments

We've been featuring tutorials on how to shoot sunsets this week because it's a great way to practice your photography while getting outdoors and maintaining a safe social distance from your fellow humans. You can photograph sunsets just about anywhere and you don't need to be near anyone to do it.

Chris Crosby  |  Mar 25, 2020  |  0 comments

One of the things that most budding photographers forget to focus on is light. When we are beginning our photography journey there are many things to be learned. We have to learn how to use our camera, understand the exposure triangle, master camera settings and composition to name but a few.

Rick Sammon  |  Mar 23, 2020  |  0 comments

Over the past 40 years I’ve written articles on just about every photographic topic. Good fun for sure. In this article I’d like to share with you some of my favorite sunrise and sunset photograph tips that I have learned through my travels around the country and around the world.

Henry Anderson  |  Mar 18, 2020  |  0 comments

Here's a provocative and enlightening video from photographer Mark Denney. In the below clip, Denney discusses whether photographers should remove elements from a landscape photo during the editing process.

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