Haze, fog, and smoke are frequent tools for creativity. But there is such a thing as too much of a good thing. Too much haze, and your photo loses contrast... and is basically left with nothing left to see. Luckily, you can often remove or reduce haze in post-processing, and it’s not even hard to do.
This church is one of my favorites. I have driven past it many times and had hoped to one day get a shot of it above the fog. Even when the weather was on my side, the story of how this photo came to be was filled with more challenges than I’d anticipated.
The photography you see from landscape photographers on social media often doesn’t show all of the hours or even days of work that was put in beforehand. This may include choosing the right location or waiting for the timing to be just right. It’s also not uncommon for a well thought-out plan to be scrapped due to bad weather, and the photographer is left with no choice but to go home empty-handed or with pictures different than what they expected. The unassuming cover photo for this article came about in a complicated way and its creation was no coincidence either. Read the story of how it came to be.
The days are getting shorter, the morning countryside is covered in dew, soft breezes blow...fall is here! Small reminders may remain, but summer is on its way out. Ever since becoming a photographer, summer’s end doesn’t bother me so much. I welcome fall and get excited for what I consider the most photogenic season of the year. Are you interested in getting your feet wet with some landscape photography? Wondering what exactly to shoot in fall? Get inspired by our article!
Fog is very photogenic. If you haven’t tried it yet, you should check out the kinds of pictures you can get with fog as your friend. In a majestic foggy landscape, you don’t even need an exclusive spot—you just need to look carefully around you. After all, fog can hide a lot of details that simply beg to be photographed.
Fog is a dear friend for every photographer, since it transforms daily sceneries into grand spectacles. Its appearance should evoke an impulse to grab your camera and head out to take pictures. The following tips should help you to utilize your fog photography skills to the max.
It’s easy to get addicted to taking pictures in the great outdoors. That’s why it isn’t unusual for a photographer to be drawn to shoot a landscape shrouded in fog sooner or later. But do you know how to take and edit these pictures well?
Bad weather is a fact of life that there’s no point in fighting. But you can take advantage of it. When you’re taking your pictures, fit that weather into the story your photos are telling. You may be surprised, but mist and dusk can work wonders.
Spiderwebs are often associated with horror, dirt, and age. But there are moments when they can be beautiful. When dewdrops appear on the delicate strands of a spiderweb, its structure is made beautifully visible, and the right moment for a picture has come.
In today’s article, we’ll take a look at how to touch up a foggy winter picture. Our sample picture was taken in the morning fog, and so it’s underexposed and practically monochrome. Because of this, we’ll be focusing in this article on how to adjust exposure and restore pictures’ colors. We’ll be using Zoner Photo Studio for our edits.