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How to Use a Circular Polarizer

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How to Use a Circular Polarizer

Photo by William Bayreuther on Unsplash Circular polarizers are oftentimes confusing because with the advent of editing software, it seems like they’re a waste of time. Why not just use Photoshop to create the same effects?  Well, it’s impossible to replicate the effects of a circular polarizer in post-production. Plus, you can get a good circular polarizer on the cheap.  Besides, using a polarizer is a quick and simple process, and if you ask me, I’d rather spend more time actually out in a beautiful landscape with my polarizer than hunched over my computer in my office trying to Photoshop my way through...

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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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Landscape Photography: 5 Underrated Ways to Improve Your Photos

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Landscape Photography: 5 Underrated Ways to Improve Your Photos

Photo by Yuriy Garnaev on Unsplash Landscape photography, like any other type of photography, is one that requires us to continually learn and grow behind the lens. There is always something to learn, new techniques to try, and unique ways to improve our photos. There are a zillion landscape photography tips out there, but rather than rehash the same old ones about using leading lines and the rule of thirds, let’s discuss five underrated ways to improve your landscape photography.  Landscape Photography Tip: Use Filters photo by anyaberkut via iStock   While we have very powerful post-processing tools at our disposal that can help correct a myriad of problems...

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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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Ugly Truths of Landscape Photography

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Ugly Truths of Landscape Photography

Photo by Samuel Zeller on Unsplash Sure, photos like the one above are stunning, and when you capture and create photos like this, all the hard work of landscape photography is well worth it. But it's a mistake to think that landscape photography is easy... In fact, there are some ugly truths of landscape photography and just how difficult it is! Let's explore a few of these landscape photography truths and see how you can work around them to get a great shot. Ugly Truths of Landscape Photography: There are No Ideal Camera Settings Photo by Marcus Millo via iStock If you've been on a...

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