Here is a 2 minute video showing the effects of a polarising filter. Get better landscape photography in 2 minutesRead More
I’ve been asking myself this question a lot over the last few months as my circular polarising filter was a mess. I hadn’t noticed any decrease in quality but it was playing on my mind so I sucked it up and bought a new one.Read More
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
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
What have you got? Any of the entry level DSLR’s will work great, I started with the Canon 600d which has now been replaced by the Canon 750d and that works great, it’s the camera I used in the beginners guide to macro photographyRead More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.
This was another trip out to experiment with the Lee little stopper. The weather wasn’t great, grey sky looking like it’s about to rain so I headed to a quarry which has a little water fall at the end, I was hoping that because I was at the top of the quarry looking down, the sky wouldn’t matter. My ankle is still playing up so there still wasn’t to much exploring in this video, hopefully it will be back to normal for when the decent weather returns.Read More
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.