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Landscape photography is a great way to get started in photography. You can document your holidays and create memories to take you back to those times. Here are some of the tips I’ve learned from my mistakes that you may be able to learn fromRead More
Macro photography is a fun and affordable hobby to get into although it can be very frustrating when you are getting started. I made a video on a budget-friendly macro photography set up but here are some techniques and equipment which will help to improve your photographsRead More
What are the best landscape photography accessories?
Most of my equipment falls into 2 categories: Excuse killers and essentials so that’s how we’ll split up the best landscape photography accessories
I’ve had a few questions from you saying that you’ve got a new camera for Christmas, and you’re wanting to get more into landscape photography so you’re wanting to know some tips for getting started and want to know any equipment I recommend. I’d recommend learning with the equipment you have first so let’s cover the settings. I will cover the equipment in a different blog.Read More
Last week I did a video on camera accessories for landscape photography and whilst I was out in Grizedale Forrest it got me thinking about how much I actually needed to carry some of it so I decided to compare my ND Graduated filters to HDR.Read More
1. Choosing the best time to photograph
Light is one of the main factors that affect the overall look of your image, this is why most landscape photos you see are of either Sunrise or Sunset.
The hour after sunrise and the hour before sunset are known as the golden hour, this is when the sky will be at its most vibrant and the light tends to be softer as the sun isn’t as high in the sky so there aren’t any harsh shadows.
1. Make a plan – Look on the map before you set off and work out what route your going to go on.
I’ve found that the scenes often don’t look like you expect them to from looking at the map so I like to see it for myself and then decide.