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 take Beautiful Images in an Uninteresting Location Sep 08, 2020

Summer will soon come to an end. Fall is in the air up here in Canada, where I live. School routines have begun, whether it’s online or in the classroom, as have extracurricular activities, albeit all are looking different this year under the pandemic influence. With the return to the home...

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How to Capture More Interesting Photos Sep 01, 2020

Photography is a powerful tool, and each photographer should aim to capture images uniquely that are in alignment with her style and voice. The mom photographer in me wants to capture images in which I preserve childhood moments of my rapidly growing children frame by frame. At the same...

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How to take Better Landscape Photos During Sunset Aug 25, 2020

Landscape scenes lit under sunset light are often some of the most stunning. This gorgeous light, however, is only available for a few short moments, and then it disappears. Sometimes it can be challenging to capture all the images you'd like during this short time frame; however, there are a few...

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How to infuse Creativity into your Photographs when Light is not Ideal Aug 18, 2020

Life happens, and it should, at all hours of the day. Many beautiful moments in my life occur outside of perfect lighting conditions. Yes, I have my favourite types of light, but I've come to embrace all kinds and see value in learning and then working with light outside of the ideal. One of my...

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4 Fun Ways to Incorporate Water into your Summer images Aug 11, 2020

Water is one of my favourite elements to infuse into summer images with my children. These types of photos are always fun to capture. I adore the laughter and childhood memories that are made in water. 

Before I share with you my favourite ways in which you can experiment with water in your...

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Lazy Hazy Summer Days and Must Capture Images Aug 04, 2020

Every summer, I like to create a must capture list of images that I think embody the summer season because I enjoy documenting summer. Since there's only about a month of summer left up here in Canada, I like to make sure, by now, that I've made a nice dent in my goals of preserving our summer...

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