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How to Master Your Wide-Angle Lens

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How to Master Your Wide-Angle Lens

Photo by William Thomas on Unsplash If you’re a landscape photographer, then your least and most favorite photography accessory is probably your wide-angle lens. Why, you ask? Wide-angle lenses are phenomenal at bringing the viewer into a picture and creating epic stories. But all of the strengths of a wide-angle lens are also all of its weaknesses - distortion and vignetting among them. If you have found yourself frantically searching “how to use a wide-angle lens” in the middle of a far-flung photoshoot, then this article is probably for you! Understanding What a Wide-Angle Lens Really Does The basic point of a wide-angle...

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Learn Landscape Photography by Trying These Simple Techniques

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Learn Landscape Photography by Trying These Simple Techniques

photo by wildart via iStock The great thing about landscape photography is that there’s no lack of subject matter on which you can practice your craft. That means there’s no excuses for not getting out there and taking some shots! If you want to learn landscape photography without getting bogged down in complicated tutorials, this article is for you. In it, I outline a few quick and easy landscape photography tips that will help you improve the quality of your photos. Landscape Photography Composition Tip: Focus on Scale  photo by DieterMeyrl via iStock One of the difficulties of landscape photography is that sometimes it’s...

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3 Landscape Photography Tips You Aren’t Using, But Should

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3 Landscape Photography Tips You Aren’t Using, But Should

photo by Marcus Millo via iStock If you Google “landscape photography tips” you get about a bazillion results. Most tips for landscape photography are the same - use leading lines, have a straight horizon, use the shade white balance when photographing a sunset - and so on. But there’s a few other tips that you definitely should use, but that you likely aren’t, for whatever reason. Here’s three such landscape photography tips you should put into practice today. Landscape Photography Tip #1: Use a Circular Polarizer photo by Dimitris66 via iStock  If you shoot landscapes, a circular polarizing filter is must-have landscape photography gear....

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How to Photograph Lake Reflections

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How to Photograph Lake Reflections

Photo by garrett parker on Unsplash If you ask me, you can’t get much better than a scene like the one above.  Between the soaring mountains, the warm colors of the setting sun, and that incredible reflection, there’s no lack of beauty in this image. If you want to create images like this, though, you’ll need to follow a few handy tips that will maximize your results. How to Photograph Lake Reflections: Shoot at the Right Time of Day photo by den-belitsky via iStock  If at all possible, be at your desired shot location before sunrise or near sunset. This ensures a couple of things....

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Why Lens Filters are Better Than Photoshop

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Why Lens Filters are Better Than Photoshop

photo byMorgan Somers  via iStock It seems to me there’s a perception that lens filters are old-school and they are no longer needed by the modern photographer. I say that’s completely incorrect… In fact, there are plenty of reasons why lens filters are better than Photoshop, Lightroom, and other post-processing programs. Need a good, budget-friendly polarizing filter for your camera? Start shopping now. Advantages of Lens Filters: They Save Time   photo by Koldunov via iStock I know that when photographers that haven’t used filters look at filters, the first thing they think is that it takes too much time to attach them to...

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