How to improve your landscape photography
Why photography cheat sheets are a really bad idea
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:
Do you want to learn how to use your camera off auto once and for all?
Do you want to know WHY you need f4 for a blurred background?
Do you want to be able to react to changing light and fix your settings without thinking about it?
If the answer to these questions is, “Yes”, then you need to burn your cheatsheets today.
How to start your LRPS
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.
One critical extra setting you need on aperture priority mode
A few top tips on working towards your LRPS, from someone who has done it.
How (NOT) to shoot the Northern Lights
If you find yourself with unexpectedly blurry photos when you start to venture off auto modes, read this post and check you have fixed one critical setting buried deep in your camera’s menus.
How to finish A Year With My Camera
Learn from my mistakes and don’t miss the shot of a lifetime if the aurora borealis comes out.
Why is the AYWMC community so great?
Many will start AYWMC. What is different about the people who will finish?
Photography road trip tips
More than anything, I want everyone who has a digital camera to be able to use it confidently. Not to be scared of the dials. Not to think they are not good enough to use it. Not to apologise when they pull it out. And a supportive group of like-minded people taking the same journey is the best place to overcome these worries and to make progress faster.
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.