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.

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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Find Beauty in Landscapes In-Between Seasons Apr 28, 2020

Sometimes, it can be challenging to photograph landscape images in-between seasons. Melting snow can be dirty, leafless trees aren't always that attractive, and the leftover muck from winter's freeze can be an eyesore. It's your job as a landscape photographer to find and photograph the...

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My Favourite Spring Photography Props Apr 21, 2020

I welcome springtime photography, especially after the very long winters we endure up north here. Spring is the breath of warm fresh air that we've been dreaming about all winter long. Spring is full of nostalgia. The sounds and sights of spring bring me back to childhood memories of running...

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Blending Your Passion for Baking into Photography Apr 14, 2020

This week I'm thrilled to feature photographer Lu Huang. As a photographer, Lu is passionate about documenting lifestyle images with touches of magic. Lu is also an exquisite baker. I adore how she infuses her beautiful baking projects into her photography. I know you'll enjoy reading about...

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Must Capture Easter Images Apr 07, 2020

Oh, how I do enjoy Easter! For the most part, we are through the hardest and coldest part of winter, although winter seems to be sticking around a little longer this year. Usually, there are small signs of spring on the horizon like my favourite sign, the friendly robin's chirp....

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5 Important Tips for Creating Stronger Landscape Images Mar 31, 2020

Landscape photography is not for the faint of heart. Us landscape photographers rise before the earliest of birds begin to sing their morning songs. We skip meals and ignore hunger and fatigue. We hike through forests and fields, hoping that the animal tracks in the snow are not fresh...

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