Secrets To Landscape Photography

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  • L A N D S C A P E P H O T O G R A P H Y @SCOTTBOURNE

    B A S I C S E C R E T S T O

  • G E A RL A N D S C A P E P H O T O G R A P H Y

  • A N Y C A M E R A W I L L D O B U T:

    Interchangeable Lenses Offer Flexibility

    Micro 4/3, APS-C and Full Frame Sensor Quality

    Cameras that allow you to control the settings manually

    Tripods are a must

    Ball heads w/Arca Swiss style tongue / groove systems preferred

  • S U B J E C T M AT T E RL A N D S C A P E P H O T O G R A P H Y

  • W H AT T O S H O O T

    Bodies of water

    Waterfalls

    Mountains

    Trees

    Canyons

    Forests

    Sunrise/Sunset

  • A P P R O A C HL A N D S C A P E P H O T O G R A P H Y

  • W H AT AT T R A C T S Y O U ?

    Minimalism

    Color

    Lines/Layers

    Shapes

    Patterns

    Context

  • C O M P O S I T I O NL A N D S C A P E P H O T O G R A P H Y

  • S TA N D A R D C O M P O S I T I O N R U L E S

    Same as most other types of photography

    Rule of thirds

    Balance

    Clean background

    Use layers

    Strive for depth

  • L I G H TL A N D S C A P E P H O T O G R A P H Y

  • L I G H T

    Direction of LightSide lighting often great for landscapesBacklit for dramatic effect

    Quality of LightHarsh/Soft/Diffuse

    Color of LightWarm/Cold/Natural

    Quantity of LightHow much or little

  • W H E R E T O S H O O TL A N D S C A P E P H O T O G R A P H Y

  • L O T S O F P L A C E S T O S H O O T

    Start at local parks, lakes, rivers, forests

    State parks

    National wildlife refuges

    National parks

    Guided tours

  • M I S C T I P SL A N D S C A P E P H O T O G R A P H Y

  • M I S C T I P S

    Stitched Panoramas

    HDR

    B&W

  • P O S T P R O C E S S I N GL A N D S C A P E P H O T O G R A P H Y

  • P L U G I N S

    Plug-ins save time in post, let you spend more time shooting less time in front of a screen

    Plug-ins help pros and newbies alike by getting images to look good in just a few clicks

    Plug-ins part of my regular workflow and I use Perfectly Clear on every single image to get it 95-100% ready

  • P E R F E C T LY C L E A R

    Plug-in for Lightroom or Photoshop

    Works with the data you have captured - doesnt create its own

    Fast / easy to learn

    Not as much overhead as other post options

  • T H A N K S F O R W AT C H I N G

    @scottbourne / www.scottbourne.com

    Photofocus.com

    @PerfectlyClear / www.athentech.com

    http://www.athentech.com