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 Capture a Landscape Image at Night Nov 26, 2019

Back in August, I wrote about My 3 Favourite Landscape Photography Techniques. In that post, I mentioned night photography as being one of my favourite landscape photography techniques. There’s magic in the night sky. It’s captivating with shows of star-studded skies, the Milky...

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Secrets for Powerful Black and White Images: A Black and White Photography Series, Part 3 of 3 Nov 19, 2019

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this black and white series, I shared some tips with you on how you can create images in-camera that will result in strong black and white photos. However, creating a strong image in-camera is only half of the creative process when it comes to a black and white image....

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Secrets for Powerful Black and White Images: A Black and White Photography Series, Part 2 of 3 Nov 12, 2019

I adore the drama and timelessness of black and white images, but there are certain secrets to creating a strong black and white image. If you missed Part 1 of this Black and White Photography series, you could find that here. Last week, in Part 1, I discussed the important role that colour,...

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Secrets for Powerful Black and White Images: A Black and White Photography Series, Part 1 of 3 Nov 05, 2019

There’s something timeless and captivating about a black and white image. With the absence of colour, a viewer is forced to pay attention to certain aspects within a frame. Creating a strong black and white image is much more than a simple post-processing conversion. There are many ways in...

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Long Exposure Landscapes Oct 15, 2019

Several weeks ago, I wrote about My 3 Favourite Landscape Photography Techniques. A few weeks after that, I discussed How to Capture a Static Landscape Image. This week, I want to elaborate further on that first post and talk about long exposure photography. Long exposure, in landscape...

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Freelensing: Technique and Tips Oct 01, 2019

I’m super excited to talk about the creative technique of freelensing this week! It's one of my absolute favourite ways to great creativity behind the lens. I came across this technique years ago when I began to dabble in creative photography, and it has stuck with me.

The very first lens I...

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