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Author: Christina Harman

Incorporating Water Into Your Landscapes

We all love capturing eye-catching, jaw-dropping landscape images. But sometimes, creating award-winning images is a lot easier said than done. One way to help add some spectacular interest to your images is with the addition of water. Yes, it really is that simple: just add water! Water can take many forms, and can make a great main focal point, supporting feature, or even a compositional element.

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Tips for Photographing Trees

When we picture landscape photography, most of us think of wide-open scenic vistas with nothing but vastness surrounding us. Mountaintops, coastal scenes, and vast emptiness found in fields that roll on, seemingly forever. However, there are other locations where you can capture amazing landscapes as well. One such often-forgotten location is the forest. A simple wander in the woods with your camera can leave you with some truly rewarding results. As an added bonus, the forest is often a quiet place that gives you room to pause, think, and reflect, giving you time to compose your image –and space to create more contemplative, deeper images.

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Reasons to Use a Tripod

When it comes to photography, one of the most useful tools that you have at your disposal is none other than the humble tripod. It may sound overly simplistic, but the tripod isn’t a tool that you’ll want to forgo –especially if you’re doing low-light photography, or capturing landscapes using a long exposure. If you’re using a slow shutter speed, especially, having a tripod to stabilize your camera is invaluable, and key for preventing camera shake.

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Minimalist Photography

While there’s nothing wrong with an exciting, drama-filled shot, packed full of interesting elements –there’s a lot to be said about taking a different approach sometimes –and looking to create images that are simpler and more minimalist in nature. In today’s fast-paced world, a back to basics approach can be calming –and an often-welcome approach.

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10 Tips to Improve Your Photography

Whether you are an experienced photographer or just starting out, the truth is there’s always room to grow your skillset and improve your photography. This is certainly the case when it comes to landscape photography. From harsh weather conditions to challenging environments –not to mention the difficulties of working with quickly changing lighting conditions –there are a plenty of variables and a lot to consider when you’re out with your camera. When it comes to landscapes, it can be difficult to capture amazing images; ones that are in line with your artistic vision.

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Your Camera’s Basics

If you are just starting out in photography or getting used to your DSLR, it can be tricky to know where to start. With so many dials, buttons, and modes, what do you do first? Where do you begin and how can you go about using your camera to get the best results? Each DSLR comes with a selection of modes and options that are designed to help you capture the best images possible –but of course, that will depend on how well you’re able to use them!

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Tips for Using an ND Filter

Don’t believe the rumors –ND filters are not becoming obsolete! These filters can be a great tool for any landscape photographer –allowing you to capture striking images in lighting conditions where long exposures wouldn’t normally be possible. ND filters can help control the exposure in your photography, allowing you to shoot with a higher aperture, or slower shutter speed, without risking an under or overexposed image. That’s not something that can be replicated in post-processing!

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Simple Tips for Capturing Artistic Images Like a Pro

Are you looking to take your photography hobby to the next level? Do you want to get the most out of your surroundings and add an abstract flair to your photography? Learning to capture artistic images is a fantastic way to make the most out of your surroundings. It is also one of the best ways that any aspiring photographer can start out in photography.

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Capturing Mist and Fog

Nothing adds a sense of mystery and drama to a landscape quite like a misty morning. The heavy fog that arrives seemingly out of nowhere can completely transform a landscape; giving an entirely different feel to even familiar locations. While it’s easy to shy away from different lighting conditions, learning to work with mist and fog can help you to capture some truly spectacular images –ones with an ethereal, almost otherworldly feel to them. If you’re willing to venture out early and make the most of the fleeting morning light, here are a few tips that can help you capture all of the beauty of a foggy morning.

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Tips for Capturing Spectacular Sky Photos

When you think of adding some extra drama or flair to your photography, incorporating the sky might not be the first thing that comes to mind –but perhaps it should be! Looking to incorporate more sky into your landscape images can be a great way to add a sense of drama, excitement, and beauty to your images. We all know that a beautiful sunrise can make for a photogenic feature, but the truth is there are plenty of exciting opportunities to capture amazing images of the sky –and not just at sunset.

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