The Photographer's Notebook

 

A learning blog for the landscape photographer filled with actionable tips and techniques that can help you become the photographer you want to be.

A Few Good Reasons to Never Leave Your Telephoto Behind Apr 13, 2021

I know you've heard me say, "Spring takes its time to arrive in full splendour here in Alberta, Canada," and it's absolutely the truth! Snowstorms, mixed precipitation, frosty mornings and icy winds are the norms around these parts.

Now I might not make spring sound very attractive, especially...

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A Secret for Strong Reflection Images in Landscape Photography Apr 06, 2021

I was out in the mountains over the weekend, and the melt has begun. What was once frozen has slowly started to unthaw and open up. Oh, how I love that trickling sound of free-flowing water!

With open water, reflection becomes a compositional option for the landscape photographer. Reflection...

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The Power of White Balance in Landscape Photography Mar 30, 2021

White balance in photography is the adjustment and fine-tuning of colour within an image. White balance in landscape photography has many freedoms that cannot always be applied within other photography genres. 

One of the enjoyable things about white balance adjustments, which can occur both...

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Tips For Beauty During the In Between Season Mar 02, 2021

In some places, winter has begun to fade, temperatures are on the rise and signs of the renewal of life with the impending spring can be spotted. That touch of warmth and fresh new life will certainly draw us outdoors after months of hibernating indoors. That period of time between...

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Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Feb 23, 2021

Standing in a valley frozen or lush beneath majestic mountain peaks while the cool fresh-scented forest air fills my lungs is my ultimate cathartic experience. Photographing that splendour is an honour in which I hope that I can capture the beauty before me with some true-to-life replication.

I...

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3 Tips That Will Help You Capture Better Images Feb 16, 2021

Many of you already know that I've had a camera in my hand since I was a little girl, but it wasn't until I became a mother that my enjoyment for photography became an unquenchable passion. Shortly after I became a mother, I quickly realized the incredible speed at which my precious baby was...

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