Articles tagged "landscape-photography"

8 creative tips for shooting waterfalls

Shooting waterfalls can be a tricky proposition, but with these helpful tips you'll be able to shoot stunning images of waterfalls in no time at all. Read more

Top tips for composing great landscapes

Getting the right composition for landscape photographs can be challenging. In this article, DPReview writer Chris Williams outlines some tips to make the process as painless as possible. Read more 

DPReview is partnering with USA Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016

USA Landscape Photographer of the Year was founded in 2013 by Charlie Waite, one of the world's most respected landscape photographers. This year, DPReview is partnering with the competition to create a new category - Read more

Vorticity: Time-lapse captures the drama of storm chasing

Mike Olbinski drove some 20,000 miles over the course of 18 days to put together one of the most compelling time-lapse videos we've seen in a long time. Read more

Put a stamp on it: The astrophotography of Matt Dieterich

What's the best way to get lots of people to see your photo? Get it on a postage stamp. Astrophotographer Matt Dieterich recently had this honor when one of his photos was selected for a stamp honoring the U.S. National Park Service. Read more

Dodging, burning... microwaving? A look inside Ansel Adams' darkroom

In a recent interview, Ansel Adams' son Michael gives a tour of his father's darkroom. While it's full of the traditional tools you might expect, Adams' darkroom and his printing techniques have a few unexpected touches. Read more

Road tripping through New South Wales, Australia

Photographer Jason Futrill has already spent three months of this year exploring Australia for various tourism marketing campaigns and social media channels. Based in Tasmania, Jason recently completed an eight-day road-trip from Sydney down to Bermagui, along the Sapphire Coast of New South Wales. Read more

Sand and sky: Photographing Morocco

Resource Travel Editor Michael Bonocore has been across the globe and back again to photograph exotic locations, but even he was unprepared for what he found in Morocco. Read more

Striking: Photos from a lightning hotspot in Venezuela

For landscape photographer and storm chaser Jonas Piontek, 'Lightning Capital of the World' Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela is practically paradise. Read more

Rice Hill: Shooting in Riisitunturi National Park

Summer is all but upon us in the Northern Hemisphere, but it's never too early to plan your winter photo trips. Veteran landscape shooter Erez Marom makes a strong case for heading to Finland. Read more

Go with the glow: How to effectively use Orton Layers in post processing

Have you ever wondered how some of the top landscape photographers achieve that dreamy yet sharp look? It's actually quite simple. In this article you will find a step-by-step guide to creating, refining and using the 'Orton layer' in your post processing workflow. Read more

Travels in China: Photographing the landscapes and people of Guilin and XiaPu

A seasoned travel photographer knows that there's hard work involved in getting the best photos from a trip. So when Ken Koskela arrived in China on a 17-day trip, he wasn't exactly planning on a relaxing vacation. Read more

Quick Look: Parallelism in Landscape Photography

Part of what can make an image both visually appealing and conceptually interesting is the connection between its different parts. An image is a whole made of different elements, which can either be separate or have a variety of relations between them. Seasoned landscape photographer Erez Marom takes a quick look at some examples of parallelism in action. Read more

Wonder of nature: Eight winning photos from the 9th International Garden Photographer of the Year competition

A photographer from the UK has collected £7500 along with the title International Garden Photographer of the Year as the results of the ninth competition have been announced. Richard Bloom took the first prize with a picture of a field of lupins he came across while in New Zealand in the summer of 2015. See his photo and other category winners here. Read more

Hell on Earth: Shooting in the Danakil Depression

Nature Photographer Erez Marom shares his experience shooting in the Danakil Depression in Ethiopia, one of the most inhospitable places on earth. In this article he explains why he was attracted to this region, why it is so challenging to shoot there, and how he went about creating images that he's proud of. Read more

Behind the Shot: Prince of the Night

Nature photographer Erez Marom discusses his experience shooting a series of images in a remote part of Patagonia, and the post-processing that went into the creation of the final product. Read more

£10,000 Landscape Photographer of the Year 2015 prize winner announced

A picture of the Dorset coastline on a snowy day has won a UK photographer the £10,000 top prize in the 'Take A View' competition. Andy Farrer, a professional photographer from Dorset, England, has become the ninth Landscape Photographer of the Year with his image of 'Bat's Head In The Snow’. Read more

Behind the Shot: Crystalline
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Nature photographer Erez Marom explains the process of creating his image 'Crystalline'. Originally shot in January 2014, the addition of new Photoshop processing tools lead him to revisit it and process it in a different way. Find out what he did and see the results. Read more

Opinion - Erez Marom: Whatever it Doesn't Take

One of the common ways landscape photographers seek to set themselves apart from others is to shoot from hard-to-reach locations. The notion that a 'good' photographer is one that pushes his or her physical boundaries - hikes farther, climbs higher, endures pain - all to get a unique shot. In this opinion piece, photographer Erez Marom calls this idea into question. Read more

Plains, trains and automobiles: The landscape photography of Bill Leigh Brewer

Bill Leigh Brewer's career in photography started with a road trip, a Canon AE-1, lots of Kodachrome 25, and The Clash. His landscapes lend a surrealist quality to the commonplace and unique aspects of Americana, without demeaning its subjects. Take a look at his work and read our Q&A. See gallery

Behind the Shot: Watery Grave
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In this article, nature and wildlife photographer Erez Marom shares the story of his shot 'Watery Grave', captured on the Snæfellsnes peninsula in western Iceland. As Erez admits, his original Raw capture left a lot to be desired, but post-processing yielded a result that he's proud of - quite rightfully, in our opinion. Take a look at his final image and find out how it was captured and processed. Learn more

Winds of Change: Shooting changing landscapes

There are more people taking pictures now than ever before, and as a consequence, some of the world's most beautiful views have been photographed to death. In this article, nature and landscape photographer Erez Marom explains the value of shooting 'changing' landscapes, which offer different perspectives every time you visit - or even from day to day, or minute to minute. Click through to read his article

Scientifantastic - The Time-lapse and Landscape Work of Joe Capra

Photographer Joe Capra got started shooting landscapes but in recent years he's been making a name for himself with high-resolution timelapse videos, shot on dedicated stills cameras and painstakingly put together using specialist software. Click through to view some of his stunning imagery and to learn more about his process in our detailed Q&A

The Wild Southwest: Jory Vander Galien's landscapes

Like many fine-art-nature photographers, Jory Vander Galien says that his passion for landscapes was ignited at a young age through National Geographic and Ansel Adams. How, he often finds himself at a location before dawn, ready to fight lightning and dust storms in order to capture the vast and volatile Southwest landscape. See his work and find out more in our Q&A. See gallery

UK Landscape Photographer of the Year winners announced

The winners of the UK’s Take a View 2014 competition have been announced. Taking the title Landscape Photographer of the Year and a £10,000 prize, photographer Mark Littlejohn beat around 20,000 entries with his picture of a temporary stream created by heavy rain tumbling down the side of a Glencoe mountain, in Scotland. See gallery

Readers' showcase: Landscape photography

In all the talk about new gear, and which brands are best it's easy to overlook the end result of our shared passion - the pursuit of stunning images. Among our large community there are some incredibly talented photographers who share their work in our forums, galleries and photo challenges. From time to time we like to showcase some of the best work on our homepage. This week we challenged users of the landscape photography forum to submit their strongest shots, and the results were impressive. Click through to see more.

Mountain Magic: Shooting in the Lofoten Islands

Way up in Norway's arctic northwest lies a small, yet incredibly beautiful and diverse archipelago, home to some of that country's most magical landscapes and a truly wonderful winter atmosphere. Photographer Erez Marom shares his experience of shooting in the Lofoten Islands in Arctic Norway, from a traditional fishing village to mountains and ice-covered lakes. Learn more

Behind the Shot: Shredded
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Nature photographer Erez Marom explains all about the creation of his shot 'Shredded', from location, equipment, composition and parameters down to post-processing.

Behind the Shot: Winter Paradise
Nature photographer Erez Marom tells the story of his Aurora Borealis shot 'Winter Paradise'.
Behind the Shot: Lost in Space
Nature photographer Erez Marom takes us through the complicated process he went through to achieve his image 'Lost in Space'.
Bad Weather = Good Photography

Grey skies, rain and high winds are no reason not to go out with the camera. This article explains how to get good shots even in the worst of weather.

Behind the Shot: Nautilus
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Nature photographer Erez Marom explains his workflow in making his shot 'Nautilus', from location and composition to post-processing.
Shooting Godafoss: Erez Marom takes us behind the picture
Nature photographer Erez Marom explains how he created his image 'Shooting Godafoss', shedding light on everything from image parameters, location, composition and gear choice to post-processing.
The GigaPan EPIC Pro
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The GigaPan EPIC Pro is a motorized panorama head built to create high resolution images. Carsten Krieger took the device in the field to experience the GigaPan life style.

Behind the Shot: Dark Matter
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Nature photographer Erez Marom explains how he created his image 'Dark Matter', shedding light on everything from from composition and gear choice to post-processing, and what to call the final picture.
Ireland: A Photographers' Guide
Once upon a time Ireland was a much talked-about dream destination for photographers. But although not as trendy as it used to be, this little island is still well worth a visit. Carsten Krieger explains why.
Theme and Variations
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The best images are often made close to home. And photographing the same scene over and over is the photographer's equivalent to the daily run of the marathoner. See how photographer Carsten Krieger has explored a single scene in his native Ireland over the years.
The DSLR Field Camera
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The field camera has been the tool of choice for generations of landscape photographers, with resolution and image quality that remains impressive even by today's standards. Here's how you can get similar results with a modern DSLR, tilt/shift lenses and some digital darkroom magic.
Winter Photography in Iceland
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Professional photographer Erez Marom shares the thrills and challenges of photographing the unique landscape of Iceland in the winter.
Europe's Ark
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Photographing the wild-flower meadows of Transylvania

Landscape Photography Primer
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Landscape photography has long been a popular endeavor, but doing it well involves much more than simply taking your camera to an exotic location. Learn some of the equipment, logistical and technical basics you need to get started in this genre.
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Easily make silky, cotton candy waterfalls, streams, or fountains, straight out of your camera. It's easier than you think, and the results are beautiful.
The Fog in Landscape Photography

Photos taken in fog often appear dull and unattractive. This is because the fog decrease the contrast and color saturation. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate that with the appropriate adjustments we can turn the problem into an advantage and obtain surprisingly satisfying results.

Landscape Gold
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This article looks at the challenges facing modern landscape photographers. Anthony McKee is a New Zealand trained, Australian based professional photographer and writer with a passion for documentary and landscape photography.
Seascape photography
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Beautiful seascapes shot in stunning locations can really enhance your image collection. Read the tips in this article to increase your chances of success and get your images of the coastline to the next level.