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 the Essence of the Holiday Season Dec 08, 2020

The holiday season is magical and wonderous. It's hard not to get excited about this time of year, especially when we see it through the delight in the eyes of our children. Even my teen and tween, whose belief in magic has mostly faded away, like to enjoy the splendour of the holiday...

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Six Ways to Capture the Essence of Winter in your Landscape Images Nov 24, 2020

Winter infuses hidden magic within a landscape scene. The visual drama of the summer and fall has been hushed under winter's soft blanket of snow. Quiet and stillness unfold before our eyes, and it's captivating in so many ways. The winter months offer incredible frozen beauty and often soft...

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How to Find Creative Light Inside your Home Nov 03, 2020

The chilly days of late fall are here. Quite frankly, though, it's feeling a lot like winter. We've lost an hour of daylight and the dark days associated with the winter months are here. I rarely lack inspiration during the summer when light is plentiful, and I’m usually immersed...

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How to Capture Stunning Images of your Children this Fall Season Oct 13, 2020

Although short, the fall season is undeniably one of the most beautiful outdoor seasons of them all. The colours and show nature puts on infuses warm beauty into frames. There are several ways photographers can capture the best of the best during fall, capturing our children's moments while...

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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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Secrets for Powerful Black and White Images: A Black and White Photography Series, Part 3 of 3 Nov 19, 2019

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this black and white series, I shared some tips with you on how you can create images in-camera that will result in strong black and white photos. However, creating a strong image in-camera is only half of the creative process when it comes to a black and white image....

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