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 Static Landscape Image Sep 17, 2019

A few weeks ago, I wrote about My 3 Favourite Landscape Photography Techniques. In that post, I talked about my three favourite techniques for capturing a single landscape scene. One of the methods I mentioned was static exposure. Static exposure is essentially photographing a scene as it is, and...

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My 3 Favourite Landscape Photography Techniques Aug 27, 2019

There are many different approaches a landscape photographer can take when capturing a single scene. This is, in my opinion, where much of the artistry in landscape photography is born. I’ve been asked before if I ever get bored of shooting the same scene over and over again, and my answer...

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Inside my Landscape Photography Bag Jun 04, 2019

Landscape photography is no small feat! I’m usually weighed down by an incredible amount of weight as I trudge out into my beloved mountains. You see, I like to be prepared just in case I need this lens or that lens or this filter or that one. Part of my enjoyment when capturing landscapes...

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Outdoor Composition: 3 More Techniques (Part 2 of 2) May 21, 2019

Last week I mentioned how I enjoy incorporating foreground elements, framing and leading lines into the composition of my images to create stronger and more dynamic images. This week I’m sharing three more aspects of composition that, when used well, will strengthen the quality of your...

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Outdoor Composition: 3 Techniques (Part 1 of 2) May 14, 2019

Despite a couple of weather hiccups this spring, involving snowstorms, we are slowly warming up, and I know that many of you are well into summer-like weather. With spring blooms on the horizon, where I live, we are venturing outside a lot more often. Heading back outdoors has rejuvenated my...

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4 Landscape Photography Lessons that have made me a better Mom Photographer Apr 23, 2019

I have the fortune of living a short distance from the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and I have loved these mountain ranges since I was a little girl. As a child, I remember my sisters and I impatiently waiting for our father to arrive home from work. At the same time, our mother hurried around...

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