This article examines what it is to have ‘Discipline’ in the art of photography and how to be a more disciplined photographer.
A collection of photos, articles and tutorials all about landscape photography in Iceland.
Turn your obstacles into features
On some rare occasions the elements which lead to a beautiful photograph are all there in fron tof you just waiting for you to press the shutter.
Advantages of a prime lens for composition
Prime lenses are lenses with a fixed focal length. This article looks at the advantages of photographing with a fixed focal length. Choosing the correct focal length is important for effective composition.
Contrast – the photography buzz word
The most important concept in photographic art is ‘Contrast’. Contrast in…
Landscape composition – the story of the 3 grounds
Considering a photo as a story can be useful if you are careful to show how the elements of a scene relate to each other. This post looks at how background, foreground and middle ground can make a landscape photograph.
3 is the magic number
Simple landscape composition. Three is already a Magic Number in photography.…
You arrive at a new scene and start shooting with your camera and tripod. then you go home and upload your images and go through them hoping that one of the scenes worked, but they are all missing something…
Photography is an ‘Art form’
Controversial title, I know. To start the discussion, lets define some…
Exposing to the Right in Digital Photography
Exposure is a critical element in photography. Until the emergence of Digital photography, it was common practice for landscape photographers to slightly underexpose a photo for better highlight detail and increased saturation.
Focusing Landscapes – Hyperfocal Distance
Hyperfocal distance involves careful focusing adjustments to ensure that objects close to the camera and objects in the distance all have the same sharp focus.
Photography Blending Techniques – Focus Stacking
This articles looks at a lengthy and complicated procedure to render every part of a scene with perfect focus. the aim is to achieve a high depth of field (DOF) whilst maintaining the high quality of your lens’ sweet-spot.
Composition – following and breaking the rules
The rules of composition are guidelines for producing a well designed image. ‘Guidelines’ are probably a better description than ‘rules’ as they just help us as a kind of starting point. Breaking the rules of composition often means simply observing a different rule.
HDR photography – taking the exposures
HDR means High Dynamic Range photography. It refers to a method of capturing a larger range of light detail than is possible with a single exposure.