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.

Break the Rules and allow Creativity to Flow Mar 12, 2019

One of the things I quickly realized when I was a new photographer is that there are many rules in photography. Do this, do that, don’t do this, don’t do that. Gah! It can be overwhelming, right? Rules are essential, though, and they help you create stronger images and messages within...

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4 Ideas for Valentine's Day Themed Images Feb 12, 2019

Valentine's Day is a couple of days away, and I always enjoy being creative when it comes to themed images. There are a ton of creative ideas out there that can be incorporated into Valentine’s Day images, but I do have a few favourites!

1. The Paper Heart Project

The Paper Heart Project...

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8 Mistakes I Made as a New Photographer Feb 05, 2019

When I first began my photography journey, I made a lot of mistakes. It's those mistakes, though, that have helped me develop into the photographer that I am today. I believe that a person can learn a lot by making mistakes. I also think that mistakes can be avoided by listening to others who...

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The Dreaded Winter Rut: Tips to help you stay Inspired Jan 29, 2019

January can be tough. The nights are long, and the days are short. It’s often frigid up here in the Northern Hemisphere, especially where I live, and we are sometimes stuck inside with cabin fever. By this time of year, we’ve already had a couple of months of winter and with a few...

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6 Tips to Capture Everyday Moments without the Overwhelm Jan 22, 2019

 

We are all busy. Our days are filled with routine and obligation. I know that there isn’t much downtime. So how is it possible to find the time to photograph those everyday moments when you're so busy? It's not all that challenging! Incorporating photography into your daily...

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