Category: Tutorials – landscapes
Summer is very quickly coming upon us. If you find yourself hanging out in the sun and snapping a few shots this summer, here are some tips on how to take excellent pictures in bright sunlight.
Photographing in less than ideal weather conditions can be a real challenge. However, if you’re up to it, you can achieve emotional and beautiful images even in unfavourable circumstances.
Photography has become my most honest form of communication. Creatively, I am able to affect others and encourage them to view our surroundings differently. The process of capturing an image has evolved each time I press the shutter.
There was a time for me when landscape photography was little more than an excuse to spend a week sleeping under the stars in some remote location, far from the masses. I’d search for those moments when the land became harmoniously balanced in the frame. I found I had one objective – to record beauty.
Next to the sun, water is probably the most common element found in photographs of nature. Itâ€™s not hard to see why, because our physical dependence on this magical fluid has over thousands of years created an almost spiritual reverence for it. So many pictures of waterfalls, lakes and oceans have been taken over the years, and yet there are as many variations on the theme of water as there are photographers to create them.
Among the most rewarding challenges in photography is learning how to capture the beauty of the seas and coastline. Ian Rolfe gives us some helpful hints for making the most of the coastal landscapes which surround us.
Ian Rolfe discusses the many ways we can photograph the more intimate details within a wider landscape?
Often when we start out in landscape photography we venture out with preconceived notions of what will be a wonderful photographic composition.
â€œDown by the seasideâ€ â€“ words that by their very combination make you feel relaxed. However, for the avid photographer, there is little time to relax because the ocean, the beach and all that is nearby can cause the photographer quite some anxiety just trying to get it all in!
The seaside is more than just a place to photograph sunsets and seascapes. It is a great location for photographing people, colours, textures, sports, boats and much much more.