Winter is ending and spring is coming. This transition period is filled unpredictable weather. Do you need to weather the storm for a month or two, or should you hunt for some interesting pre-spring photography?
Why should you make a winter photo series? First of all, because it’s an excellent skill-building exercise. Winter provides the right conditions for creatively working with various motifs, composition, and above all, color. Plus, you don’t have to search hard to find elements in a solid white landscape to draw the series together. These photo-worthy elements pop up on their own in a bleak winter landscape. Last but not least, you can bring a friend or furry companion along and have lots of fun at the same time.
Some opportunities for photography last only a few weeks, but if you take full advantage of them, you can get amazing photos to last you the entire year. This time, we’re holding a light to the white scenery of a frigid winter. Nature has its long winter sleep and often our own energy is lacking, but winter photography has a magic all its own. We’ll give you some ideas on how to best discover it.
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.
After a snowfall, you have to pay attention both on the roads and in your photography. After all, the landscape suddenly looks completely different. And so pictures get taken and edited differently too. Here we’ll be trying out one such edit and examining how to get the most out of a winter landscape.
Besides the short days, winter also brings some other specifics that every winter sports photographer has to watch out for. High-contrast scenes, frequent large swaths of a single color, and fickle weather are all real challenges for photographers. Join us for a look at how best to deal with them. We’ll tell you how to photograph sports in winter.
Snow and frost aren’t very welcome partners for photography. But they can still add an interesting atmosphere to your photos. Don’t let yourself be turned away by all the discomfort. Head out and find winter moments that highlight kids. Winter photos of children can bring you some interesting pictures.
Taking pictures in winter has its magic not only in the mountains, but also in the city. And this stays true even when the weather is against you and instead of white snow it offers what seems like “blah” weather. You can make even this kind of weather work in your favor. Take a look at what you can photograph in winter and how to come to terms with the cold weather and waning light.
Even a magical winter landscape can sometimes look boring. That’s because a camera’s flaws can turn snow gray. But it only takes a few edits, like white balance and vignetting, to get the perfect picture. Take a look at how to spice up your winter landscapes.
In winter, and sometimes at the end of fall as well, weather conditions appear that can really spice up nature. While bare tree branches are boring, when the glaze arrives the scene suddenly changes, and a photographer can head out for a rich frosty safari.