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Want Better Landscape Photos? Invest in Neutral Density Filters

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Want Better Landscape Photos? Invest in Neutral Density Filters

I’ve always loved photographing landscapes, but it wasn’t until well into my photography hobby that I finally picked up some neutral density filters. I was concerned that they would be hard to use - after all, I’d have to do math to determine the appropriate shutter speed for the filter I was using. And since I don’t understand math, I just went without ND filters. But, eventually, I put my big boy pants on and started using ND filters and haven’t looked back. Let’s explore some of the ways that an ND filter can benefit your landscape photos. How to...

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A Quick Primer on How Variable ND Filters Work

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A Quick Primer on How Variable ND Filters Work

Not all that long ago, I used a complete ND filter kit - I had five rectangular ND filters and a filter holder to carry around. I’m not knocking the performance of that filter kit because it was great. But eventually I got tired of having all that stuff in my camera bag. I also got tired of constantly attaching the filter holder, unattaching it, inserting filters, swapping filters out, and so forth. That’s when I decided a variable ND filter was the way to go. In this article, learn what a variable ND filter is and how variable ND...

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Landscape Photography Techniques You Need to Try

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Landscape Photography Techniques You Need to Try

photo by HaizhanZheng via iStock  Landscape photography tips are redundant. Shoot with the horizon straight and shoot during golden hour aren’t really specific tips to landscape photography and they definitely don’t make you a better landscape photographer. In order to truly improve your landscape photography, you need to learn how to think differently than your competitors. What landscape photography comes down to is being comfortable in life’s most uncomfortable circumstances. So, if you’re ready to bring home shots that will make your friends jealous, here is PhotographyTalk’s list of real landscape photography tips.  Table of Contents Landscape Photography Technique #1: You Left...

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How to Photograph Coastal Landscapes

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How to Photograph Coastal Landscapes

 photo by Joshua McDonough  via iStock Coastal landscapes are some of my favorites because they offer so many different opportunities for landscape photos. Sunrises and sunsets, detail shots of texture-filled beached, motion blur of the ocean’s waves, and piers at night are just a few of my favorite subjects. But as with any kind of photography, there’s more to creating a beautiful coastal landscape photo than simply pointing your camera at something that looks pretty. With that in mind, here’s a few tips on how to photograph coastal landscapes. Coastal Landscape Photography Tip #1: Protect Your Camera photo by dchadwick via iStock I...

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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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