Landscapes

Want Perfect Landscape Compositions? A Little Geometry Can Help

Geometry isn’t just for schoolbooks! For example in landscape photography, it can help you get some great compositions. Don’t worry, you won’t need a protractor or a compass. You’ll just need to recognize and utilize a few basic geometric shapes in landscapes. You can use them to guide your audience’s eyes straight where you want them, emphasize specific spots, or give a photo just the right touch of motion. How? Read on and find out!

A Photo Experiment: How Does a Landscape’s Light Change During One Day?

Inversions, afterglow, misty morning, and above all, light. These are the magicians of thanks to whom we love landscape photography so much. For today’s article, we’ve prepared a little experiment. Our editor Josef has headed out for some fieldwork into a field and spent all day capturing a landscape’s changes from dusk to dawn and back to the afternoon. Read it and see for yourself how every landscape has countless faces.

Winter Outdoor Photography: How to Get Beautiful Photos of Winter Landscapes

Wintertime offers a new view of every landscape, and you’ve got to take advantage of that. But it’s important to also think about your equipment—and above all your health. After all, photographing snowy landscapes can often be a little dangerous. Yet if you prepare well, you’ll be rewarded with magical pictures. We’ll show you how to photograph winter landscapes, and how to prepare for it.

Perfectly Stitched Panoramas: The Nodal Point Will Help

Sometimes when you’ve taken your shots for panoramas, you may not be able to stitch them on a computer how you imagined. The result feels awkward and not at all like the panoramas you know from experienced landscape photographers. The cause lies in bad rotation of the camera on the tripod. For the photos to be perfect, it has to rotate at the nodal point.

Landscape Photography at Every Hour—Part II: Photographing Landscapes in Rain or Shine

Early in the morning and late in the evening are when you’ll find the best light for landscape photography. But sometimes you can’t wait. For example on vacations, you’ll probably have no choice but to take your pictures in daytime. And you’ll have to face things like the noonday sun, cloudy skies, and rain. So in today’s article I’ll be showing you how to work with precisely these conditions.

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