How to improve your landscape photography
Objective, dispassionate, honest self-criticism is the only way to improve your landscape photography. You know how easy it is to point out flaws in someone else’s shots? You need to start doing that to your own shots.
If that’s a bit vague, here are some thoughts to help you:
How (NOT) to shoot the Northern Lights
If your landscapes are always a bit disappointing and you just don’t know why, this is the book for you. Emma breaks down the landscape photography genre into steps, helping you make your photography journey efficiently and enjoyably.
Photography road trip tips
Learn from my mistakes and don’t miss the shot of a lifetime if the aurora borealis comes out.
Leave only footprints, take only photographs?
An epic road trip through a remote landscape brings you close to a constantly changing panorama ready to be caught by your camera. The tips in this post are designed to keep you shooting: you need to be physically ready to get in the position you need for the shot, but you also need to be mentally ready to make decisions about settings and creative composition.
How to fake it as a landscape photographer
The advice used to be simple - leave only footprints, take only photographs. But in leaving our footprints and taking our photographs are we still damaging the environment? Is there any impact-free photography left?
Armchair location scouting
How to shoot confidently in a group, or hold your own in a photography conversation.
3 mind tricks to get over the fear of taking your camera out in public
Not everyone has the luxury of taking a week to scout a new location for potential photographs and best viewpoints. (In fact, does anyone who isn't a professional location scout?)
But with Google maps and a couple of apps, you can plan a photography trip so that as far as humanly possible, you stand the best chance of getting the best shots.
You arrive at a beautiful sunset destination. You have thought about which settings you might use. You have planned your composition. The conditions are perfect. Yet you stay in the car, don't get your camera out, and leave with just a phone shot taken through the car window.