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Landscape photography tips

Landscape Photography Tips

Photo by Kenny Teo. Gear used: Canon EOS 1000D, 18-55 kit lens.

Shooting landscapes demands a very different way of working compared to photographing people. Typically taken with the camera mounted on a tripod, the aperture is given priority to ensure the image is sharp from front to back. As for light, the window of opportunity is small, limited to the beginning and end of the day. Continue reading

Add a “wow factor” to your images with Polarizing filter

Polarizing filter

Photo by PiccoloNamek

Polarizing filters can reduce, and sometimes even remove, unwanted reflections from your images, and in doing so often increase color saturation. But mostly they’re used to make blue skies bluer, clouds stand out in dramatic fashion also make a rainbow more visible and help out when you’re photographing foliage by reducing reflections on leaves. Let’s look at a few areas where polarizing filters can have the biggest impact… Continue reading