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.

The Power of White Balance in Landscape Photography Mar 30, 2021

White balance in photography is the adjustment and fine-tuning of colour within an image. White balance in landscape photography has many freedoms that cannot always be applied within other photography genres. 

One of the enjoyable things about white balance adjustments, which can occur both...

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Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Feb 23, 2021

Standing in a valley frozen or lush beneath majestic mountain peaks while the cool fresh-scented forest air fills my lungs is my ultimate cathartic experience. Photographing that splendour is an honour in which I hope that I can capture the beauty before me with some true-to-life replication.

I...

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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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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 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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Creative Landscape Photography Tips Jul 28, 2020

There are endless iconic landscape scenes that photographers from all over the world flock to photograph. Sometimes it seems that everyone has the same image at the same location. With the Canadian Rockies as my playground, many of the places I repeatedly visit are iconic and have...

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