Black and White Landscapes

Color’s wonderful, but there’s something truly spectacular about a good black and white landscape. Timeless and striking, black and white images have a unique flair and distinctive artistic beauty all their own. Part of the appeal of black and white is that the absence of color helps to narrow your focus onto the other aspects of the image.

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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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Lightroom: Cropping, Straightening, White Balance, and Adding Vignettes

Lightroom is one of the most powerful and well-known post-processing tools available today! However, the downside to all of the features, options, dials, and buttons –is that it can be tricky to use –especially when you’re first getting started. If you’re new to Lightroom and are looking for some a good place to start, this tutorial’s for you! In it, we’ll take a look at four simple processes that you can follow that will take you through the steps of cropping, straightening, adjusting the white balance, and adding vignettes to your images.

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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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Lightroom – An Introduction for Beginners

Almost every photography enthusiast today has heard of Lightroom –Adobe’s photo editing program that lets you make both small –and significant adjustments to your images. But while you’ve most likely heard of it, you may not have taken the plunge and invested in it yet. Or maybe you have signed up, but you just haven’t had much success so far.

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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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Enhancing the Colors in Your Images

When it comes to landscapes, color is something that’s often overlooked.
For landscapes, it’s easy to feel like the colors that are in a scene are largely out of our control. But while it’s true that you can’t transform a lackluster landscape into a composition that’s full of color and beauty, there’s still a lot that you can do to incorporate more color into your images.

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10 Places to Photograph in Scotland

If you’re going away to visit a new country, there are always going to be the key sights that you want to try and photograph. While, as a landscape photographer, you might want to avoid some of the more tourist-centric attractions, there are still locations that should be on your bucket list. If you’re visiting Scotland, try to plan your trip so that you can get to photograph at least a few of these locations.

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5 Steps to Prepping Your Photos for Printing

We are used to keeping everything digital these days, but there’s still a lot to be said for being able to hold a physical photograph in your hands. Prints are great for hanging on walls, giving as gifts, selling, and even entering into exhibitions. But how do you get your photos ready for printing? Follow this guide to get started.

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Tips for Capturing Storms

While many people prefer to shoot when the weather’s pleasant and the skies are blue, experienced landscape photographers know that storms can present the perfect opportunity to capture some dramatic and powerful images! As the old saying goes, “Bad weather makes for good photography.” And storms often create spectacular conditions to photograph.

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