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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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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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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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Nature Photography Tips for Beginners

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Nature Photography Tips for Beginners

Photo by Tim Swaan on Unsplash When you’re first starting off in your landscape photography journey, it can be overwhelming. Oftentimes, it may feel like the place you live isn’t beautiful enough for you to be one of the truly great landscape photographers. But, believe it or not, nature photography is much more than living somewhere gorgeous... Here are some nature photography tips to teach you how to make the most of the nature that’s accessible to you.  Table of Contents It’s All About the Camera But, Don’t Forget About Your Filters, Tripods and Lenses Nature Photography Tips Are Useless if You’re Shooting in...

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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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