Landscape Photography

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Landscape photographer Robert Rodriguez, Jr. has seen beginner photographers make the same common mistakes repeatedly. In this seminar, he teaches you to improve your landscape photography by explaining these five important skills. 0:00 - Introduction 2:13 - The Five Ways 2:46 - Mindset 8:32 - Craft 22:29 - Composition 32:13 - Visual Literacy 44:20 - Printing 1:00:27 - Review and More from Rodriguez What techniques do you find the most important in your photography? Let us know down below. Sponsored by
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Autumn Schrock is inspired by the moon and its beauty. The different moon phases or times of day, as well as composition, can affect your photo’s story. Schrock explains how to take all these elements into consideration when photographing the moon, as well as how to strike the balance between planning (using apps like PhotoPills) and improvising in the field. 0:00 - Introduction and Schrock’s Work 1:58 - Storytelling 3:47 - Schrock's Tips 6:20 - Planning and Photographing 8:56 - Camera Settings 10:26 - Gear and Composition 11:31 - Schrock's
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Including yourself in a landscape shot is a great way to tell a story, add emotion, and give a sense of scale. In this video, Matt Zefi discusses composition, posing, and angle options for your landscape self-portrait to convey the mood of your image. 0:00 - Introduction: Just Find Friends 0:44 - How to Take a Photo of Yourself 1:38 - Posing, Composition, and Storytelling 2:40 - Focal Length Do you have any questions about taking environmental self-portraits? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
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Join Sony Alpha Collective member Nate Luebbe in the field at Grand Teton National Park. Learn about his approach to landscape photography, his tips on finding unique compositions, and his advice for photographing in a National Park. 0:00 - Introduction 0:43 - Dissecting Your Scene 4:54 - Adding a Human Element 6:14 - Luebbe's Gear Advice 7:45 - Panorama 8:05 - Camera Settings (Aperture) 9:10 - More On-Location Tips 12:30 - What's Next? Sponsored by
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In Part 7 of The Art of Photography series, landscape photographer Gina Yeo discusses landscape photography. Yeo breaks down every step needed to achieve that beautiful landscape shot of your dreams. She explains everything, including planning, composition, post-processing, and what's in her camera bag. 0:00 - Introduction 5:17 - The Fundamentals 7:20 - Inside Yeo’s Camera Bag 13:32 - Planning 16:45 - The Foundations 17:08 - Daylight Technique 21:57 - Night Technique 25:16 - Creative Technique 28:53 - Composition 34:50 - The Art of Post-
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In this B&H Event Space video, photographer Kristen Ryan discusses her process for choosing a lens and focal length to tell the story of a scene in the best way possible. She shares the way she uses her wide-angle and telephoto SIGMA lenses to capture the beauty of the world. 0:00 - Introduction 1:06 - About Ryan 4:27 - Lenses and Focal Length Choice 9:22 - Wide Angle (14mm) 17:04 - Wide to Telephoto (24-105mm) 25:14 - Super Telephoto (150-600mm) 38:46 - Multiple Lenses in a Single Scene 49:39 - Q&A What landscape photography tips and
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Fine art photographer Anya Anti shares her process for creating surreal portraits, including planning her photo shoots, conveying her message, and much more. 0:00 - Introduction 1:06 - Overview 3:01 - What is Meaningful Art? 7:33 - What is Conceptual Photography? 9:19 - Character Development 10:40 - Styling 13:21 - Mood, Tone, and Emotion 14:05 - Associations, Symbols, and Metaphors 17:04 - Strong Title 18:32 - Project, Start to Finish 38:43 - Q&A Are you inspired by this video? Let us know your thoughts in the Comments section, below.
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OM System Ambassador and outdoor photographer Frank Smith discusses his planning process when taking travel landscape images, including the research he performs, the gear and settings he chooses, and how he composes his photos. He shares his photos and the stories behind them to show his techniques and approach in action. 0:00 - Introduction 1:08 - About Frank 3:17 - Smith’s Approach to Photography 11:03 - Image Dissection 52:59 - Q&A Did you enjoy this video? Let us know your thoughts in the Comments section, below. 
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B&H x Sony present Teton Perspectives, a new series with Nate Luebbe and Autumn Schrock! Join them in Grand Teton National Park to learn their techniques for shooting landscapes, wildlife, and astrophotography. 0:00 - About This Series 1:18 - Schrock and Luebbe’s Love of Nature 4:24 - Working with Your Partner 6:08 - Grand Teton National Park 6:38 - Sony Alpha Imaging Collective 7:15 - In This Series Do you have any photo tips to share? Let us know in the Comments section, below. Sponsored by
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Travel and landscape photographer John Weatherby has five tips to share on the techniques, settings, and gear you need to take your cityscape photos to new horizons. 0:00 - Introduction 0:17 - Composition 1:21 - Aperture Priority 2:03 - Filters 2:26 - L Bracket 2:59 - Time Blend Did you find these tips useful? Do you have any of your own to share? Post your thoughts or questions in the Comments section, below.
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If renowned landscape photographer Ansel Adams were alive today, he would surely be astounded at the variety of cameras available. When compared to his hulking 8x10 view camera, today’s cameras look like child’s play. He would also be flabbergasted at the image quality these little devices produce. In 2023, we have a bottomless well of cameras from which to choose. To help narrow down your options, we’ve compiled a handful of cameras that are at the top of their class this year, in terms of landscape photography. Sony a7R V and Sony a7CR The
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Many budding sports and wildlife photographers dream of larger and larger lenses that get them closer to the action while letting in more light—allowing blazing-fast, action-freezing shutter speeds that capture priceless moments on the field or out in the field. But, with long lenses comes the increased chance of camera shake due to the extreme focal lengths. How do we combat physics here? Well, if you are entering the world of the
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The ubiquitous shoulder-mounted camera bag is a fantastic camera carrying solution for almost any type of photography—except when it comes to wildlife and nature photography. If you are hiking far from civilization and deep into nature—be it a forest, tundra, mountains, desert, or jungle—you’ll likely bring a dedicated hiking backpack. Luckily for nature photographers, camera bag manufacturers and manufacturers of traditional hiking packs have created
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In this video, landscape photographer Sapna Reddy teaches you how to create strong visual stories in your nature images. 0:00 - Introduction 0:18 - Seek Originality 0:42 - Recognize the "Decisive Moment" 1:07 - Avoid Distractions 1:35 - Pre-visualize and Prepare 1:57 - Carve Out the Visual Pathway 2:28 - More from Reddy Did you find these tips helpful? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
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What makes a good landscape camera? Is it the megapixel count? Sensor size? Ergonomics? This article will help you develop a personal metric for finding your ideal camera to capture everything from stunning mountain ranges to star-strewn night skies. We'll help you wade through all the technical mumbo jumbo to figure out what specs really matter for the type of landscapes you want to photograph. Megapixels It doesn't get much more basic than megapixels. They're like the atoms of photography. But just how many do you need exactly? The age-old