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.

Getting creative with hearts this February-Here's how! Feb 09, 2021

It's always fun to infuse a little heart detail into February's photos. February is heart month, and infusing hearts into your images shows support for heart health and, of course, embraces all the love-filled themes surrounding Valentine's Day.  

I recently had...

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Inspiration for Valentine's Day Themed Images Feb 02, 2021

Valentine's Day is quickly approaching, and who doesn't love a day filled with extra smooshy kisses, candy and smiles?! I felt like I needed a little inspiration this year when I was brainstorming for fun Valentine's Day-themed images the other day, so I thought you might too! Today, I'm sharing...

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Top Five Reasons you Must Attend a Photography Retreat Jan 26, 2021

Photography is a journey of learning theory and technique sprinkled with a touch of creativity. A photographer's learning journey has moments of enormous gains and then times when learning is more plateaued. This is certainly to be expected. If you are looking for a once-in-a-lifetime learning...

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Staying Inspired During Dark Winter Months Jan 19, 2021

Winter can be uninspiring, especially this year, when many of us are under health protocols that keep us from gathering and engaging in our usual activities. Beyond that, though, days seem to fly by due to the short hours of daylight with little light left once the daily routine has been attended...

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One Simple Tip that will Help you Become a better Photographer this Year Jan 12, 2021

You've likely heard this from me before. Photography is a never-ending journey of learning, practice and growth. January can be a tough time of the year. The joy in the holiday season is over, many of us are still under COVID-19 health restrictions, and up here in the northern hemisphere,...

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5 Important Tips for Successful Winter Landscape Images Dec 29, 2020

Wintery landscape scenes hold stunning beauty. The Canadian Rockies recently experienced heavy snowfall and currently looks like a scene out of a winter wonderland picture book. Scenes heavy with frozen details, sparkly untouched snow and trees kissed by winter's frost are always a photographer's...

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