Author: Rhiannon D'Averc

How to Plan a Photographic Holiday

For landscape photographers in particular, traveling is important to get new shots and find new scenes. While an impressive study can be made of staying in one place and using that as your only subject for a whole body of work, most photographers prefer to discover new places – and this may be essential if you find professional work in this field.

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How to Analyse your Own Photography Work

Looking back at your own work and thinking about it in a critical way is very difficult for most people. The reason behind this is that we’re often simply too close to the images to be able to see them like an impartial outsider. However, there are ways that you can successfully analyse your work, training yourself to see what is good about it and what could be improved. Here are some tips to use to look at your work in a new light.

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Long exposure 101

Long exposure is a technique that you may hear discussed often when it comes to landscape photography. It’s a great tool to have in your arsenal, so if you have never tried it before, you should certainly consider learning how to do it. Here’s everything you need to know to get started with long exposure landscape photography.

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Incorporating Landscape Photography into Your Travels

When you travel for pleasure, or for work, it’s hard to turn off your photographic eye. More to the point, it’s too much fun to ignore! Wherever you travel, there are bound to be opportunities to take a few photos here and there. Even if you only have an afternoon free between meetings, you can still get in a few ideal landscape photography locations before you fly home. Here are some key tips to follow for getting those great shots while you’re away from home. Do Your Research Before you set off on your trip, make sure that you...

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The Power of Monochrome in Landscape Photography

Monochrome is a tool that often divides opinions. Some people think that photography is only truly worthwhile or notable when the hallowed tones of black and white are used, whether on film or through manipulation of digital images. Others believe that monochrome is old hat – a fad used only by amateurs and old photographers who can’t let go of the past. So, where does monochrome stand with landscape photography? The truth is that, like any technique, you could use, monochrome works when it works – and when used incorrectly, it doesn’t.

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Tips for Shooting Better in Winter Weather

When the winter strikes, some landscape photographers head indoors and wait for the spring to get their cameras out again. If you’re one of those that doesn’t mind getting wet, cold, or enduring icy conditions for the image, then you may not be fully happy with the results that you are getting. Use these tips and techniques to ensure that you can shoot better in winter weather.

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How to build a strong landscape Instagram account

Instagram is a key tool when it comes to promoting your work, building a following, and growing your career. It can be a source of income in itself, as the most popular accounts are often offered sponsorship deals and given goods or money in exchange for advertisements. But how do you reach the point where you are actually being recognized for your Instagram profile? Here are some tips to build a strong account that will really take you places. Focus on quality The first thing you absolutely need to be focusing on is the quality of the photographs that...

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Finding your Unique Viewpoint

As a photographer, your viewpoint is very important. It’s not just how you see the world, but also what you show the world – as your viewpoint will influence every photograph that you take. When you first start out, you probably don’t have a well-developed viewpoint, and you may change your style often. As you develop your skills, however, you will also be training your eye. This is how you find your unique viewpoint and bring it to the forefront.

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