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.

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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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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