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Avoid These Common Circular Polarizer Mistakes

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Avoid These Common Circular Polarizer Mistakes

photo by 0804Creative via iStock Using a circular polarizer when shooting landscape photos has become a de-facto standard.   But, here’s the truth. Not all landscape shots need or should use a circular polarizer. Sometimes, using a circular polarizer can actually ruin your otherwise great outdoor shots. So, when should you use one? And what common circular polarizer mistakes should you avoid? Let’s find out. What Does a Circular Polarizer Do? Let’s first understand the benefits of using a circular polarizer. As the video above by Brain Matiash explains, there are mainly three reasons to use a circular polarizer. Using the filter: Helps reduce any...

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Basic Landscape Photography Composition Tips

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Basic Landscape Photography Composition Tips

Photo by 🧔 Michal Kmeť on Unsplash It took me quite a few years as a beginner photographer to understand the importance of landscape photography composition tips. I made a ton of mistakes as a beginning landscape photographer: I tried to cram too much into each photo, I relied too heavily on the “perfect” lighting, and I didn’t understand how to compose a landscape photo at all. Then I decided to get serious about improving my compositions, and the following tips helped me achieve that goal. Table of Contents Landscape Photography Composition Tips: Use Your Foreground to Your Advantage Landscape Photography Composition Tips:...

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The Best Travel Photography Lens

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The Best Travel Photography Lens

photo by DieterMeyrl via iStock When you’re traveling, the last thing you want to do is take all of your camera gear. Aside from the obvious benefits of not having to carry around a ton of stuff, airlines have made it maddeningly difficult (and expensive) to get your stuff from one place to the next. So, if you could only take one lens with you on the trip of a lifetime, what would it be?  For me, and many other photographers, for that matter, it would be the 24-70mm f/2.8. Let’s explore just a few benefits of this best travel photography lens....

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Fundamental Landscape Photography Tips

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Fundamental Landscape Photography Tips

 photo by gehringj via iStock  From what I’ve come across, landscape photographers are always more than welcome to share their knowledge (more so than other photographers), and because of this, landscape photography should be easy to conquer. Landscape photography tips for beginners, the nitty, gritty specific ones you read last night at 2 a.m., make the trade a lot more difficult to grasp. So, I tried to compile tips for landscape photography that are overarching.  And hopefully it will make landscape photography a little more attainable, even without professional landscape photography gear.  Take Your Time  photo by RichLegg via iStock  “There are no secrets...

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Simple Landscape Photography Tips With Tons of Impact

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Simple Landscape Photography Tips With Tons of Impact

 photo by den-belitsky via iStock Creating a great landscape photo requires a lot of things to go just right… You need good lighting, a solid composition, and the right camera settings, just to name a few. In addition to those, you can increase the likelihood of getting a great shot by employing a few super simple landscape photography tips like the ones I’ve listed below. Let’s get started! Not sure what gear you need to take better landscape photos? Start with a rock-solid polarizing filter. FIND YOUR FILTER NOW. Landscape Photography Tip: Shoot in Vertical Format    photo by bortnikau via iStock When you think...

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