How to Take Charge of Your Landscape Photography in 3 Clear Steps

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If you think landscape photography is easy, then you’d be wrong. Hate to break it to you.

Did you ever once fall into the trap of thinking: “Tripod, camera, wide angle lens, remote shutter release and some filters…yep, done.” Okay, all set…let’s take some pictures!?

I think most of us did. But since every photographer KNOWS that isn’t the case, we’ll use this landscape photography guide to explore this in some more detail.

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Your Landscape Photography Guide: Three KeyElements

  1. Planning,
  2. Setup, and
  3. Implementation.

You can remember those three, right?

But, there are many other factors that need to be considered like the right location, time of day, the weather, your gear, composition, compensating for exposures, and so on.

In the famous words of Ansel Adams, “Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer – and often the supreme disappointment.”

As a landscape photographer, one needs to take into consideration various factors before they press the shutter button.

You’ll also need: an understanding of light, knowledge about the settings in your camera, some research on locations, weather and creativity in mind, you can with practice and patience create some amazing landscapes that can keep the viewers hooked on to your image for a long time.

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