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Author: Rhiannon D'Averc

Photographing Landscapes Without Spoiling the Planet

Landscape photography can preserve and capture our planet in ways that no other medium can. On the other hand, going to some locations can cause irreparable damage to them – all in the name of getting another shot for Instagram. There has been some controversy over recent years about photographers and influencers who trample over beautiful and exotic locations in the name of getting a great shot.

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How to Get Your Work Published in Magazines Through Online Submission

Many of us dream of seeing our work in print. It’s a mark of achievement, that says you’ve managed a certain level of quality that others appreciate. It’s also something that you can use as part of your portfolio, not to mention sounding very impressive to your peers. Getting there, however, is not always easy. If you have always wanted to see your work in magazines but don’t know where to start, or haven’t been successful yet, here are some steps to follow to success.

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Poisonous Plants for Landscape Photographers to Avoid

If you are wandering around the planet looking for fantastic landscapes to shoot, your eyes will probably be on the horizon – not on the floor. This may mean that you end up stumbling into some plants that you would do better to avoid. While everyone knows the perils of stinging nettles, there are fates far more dangerous that might await you in woodland or even out on the plains. There are plants everywhere that have natural defence mechanisms against being plucked or eaten by humans, which could have nasty consequences for you.

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Masters of Photographer: Joel Meyerowitz – Review 5/5

Joel Meyerowitz is certainly considered one of the modern masters of street photography, which makes it easy to see why his name is attached to a course called “Masters of Photography”. This course consists of online video lessons which you can watch in your own time, at your own pace. I gave it a try, and these are my thoughts after having completed it.

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Beautiful Landscapes Within an Hour’s Journey from London

London is a true modern city, with skyscrapers and monuments everywhere you turn. Glass-fronted office buildings soar into the sky alongside Victorian architecture that has been immortalised by Dickens. But if you know where to go, there are plenty of beautiful landscapes waiting to be shot within an hour’s journey. Follow these tips and see what a day trip can add to your portfolio!

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The Best Cityscape Angles in London

Cityscapes can be just as interesting as landscapes – and when the city is a famous one, it takes on a special significance. It’s no wonder, then, that London’s skyline is a popular bucket list spot for photographers from around the world. But how do you get the best cityscape shots when you arrive? Here is a guide to some of the best locations and angles you can take to bring London to life in your images – and to make your viewers feel as if they are there themselves.

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Why Shooting on Rail Tracks is too Dangerous to Attempt

How many times have you seen a shot of a model posed on railway tracks, capturing that sense of departure and romance, creating a moody or wild look? The fact that this is such a common type of shot to find in a portrait photographer’s portfolio is one good reason why you shouldn’t bother yourself with it. But there are plenty of landscape photographers who try for this kind of shot, too, and we often shoot the same locations as many others before us. For that reason, we tend to be less leery about trying to find something ‘new’ and unique, and more aware of creating a great shot.

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