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.

5 Common Editing Mistakes Jun 09, 2020

Photography has some steep learning curves. As a new photographer, typically, the first thing you do is dive into the technical skills needed to operate your camera. Later, you realize that there's also a whole other side to photography. Learning post-processing techniques is not an easy process....

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5 Tips for Successful Bird Photography Jun 02, 2020

You are in for a treat this week! I'm thrilled to feature photographer, Lacey Cloud. Lacey has an incredible talent for wildlife photography, and I'm always in awe of how she captures such personality in her photographs! Today Lacey is sharing tips for photographing birds. I know that I'll be...

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How to Photograph Landscapes in Summer Storms May 26, 2020

Summer storm season is just around the corner. I enjoy watching nature and her power, so it's always a treat to see a storm brew up and move through, as long as there's no destruction left in that storm's wake. Up here in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, a thunderstorm can pop up without much...

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How to Capture Beautiful Sun Flare May 19, 2020

Sun flare or, more technically, lens flare can be a beautiful phenomenon in photography. The type of light that creates flare is drool-worthy, and almost every photographer I know becomes a little giddy around this type of light. Lens flare occurs when certain light types enter into a...

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How to Capture the Perfect Swing Image May 12, 2020

The days are now noticeably longer, and spring is definitely in the air. That means a lot more outdoor playtime. I know that makes me, my children and our puppy very happy. With more time spent outdoors, there's bound to be trips to the park. I don't know about you, but my favourite...

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How to Critically Evaluate Your Own Images May 05, 2020

I think that being a photographer is a truly remarkable experience. We are all on a journey to capture our everyday moments and grow into the photographers we are meant to be. We learn and grow in our technical abilities and practises, and we also develop as artists in our unique style....

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