Landscapes, sunsets, lenses and more…

Today we take a look at landscapes with a comprehensive, assignment-based course, a complete guide to sunset photography to ensure you capture the beauty and majesty of a phenomenon we experience everyday, a list of lenses that are great for landscapes and won't break the bank, when to use black and white photography and more…

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Learn how to make your landscapes pop with this course – Have you ever looked at a landscape photo and gone “WOW”! How do photographers take these amazing photos and make them look extraordinary?  If you've ever wanted to capture images like the ones below, here is a great course that is comprehensive in its training and the illustrations give you the visuals to help you grasp the concepts of great landscape photography. Better still are the assignments that help you put your learnings into practice – so take a look here.

photo of green grass field at sunrise
Photo by Ales Krivec

Sunset Photography: The Complete Guide – Sunsets are amazing and every sunset has the potential to be a great photograph, and we have the benefit of witnessing them daily. Filled with clashes of oranges and yellows, every element of photography from camera settings to editing processes take part in capturing the true beauty of sunset photography. In this comprehensive guide you will get an overview of everything you need to know about capturing the next amazing sunset you experience.

5 Affordable Lenses That Are Perfect for Spring Landscape Photography – Sticking with the landscape vibe, here is a list of lenses that will help you capture those sweeping plains, undulating hills or expansive lakes that are calling. When it comes to landscape photography, you don’t need a super expensive, ultra-fast lens. The lenses listed here are perfect for those new to landscape photography and will capture sharp landscapes in gorgeous colour – better still these lenses won't break the bank.

brown boat near dock
Photo by Johannes Plenio

Is a tripod still necessary for photography in 2021? – This is a very cheeky question and of course the answer is “yes, in some cases you need your tripod”. However with technology advancements, most cameras in the recent years come with impressive low light capabilities. This article takes a look at how you can get away with handholding your camera at slow shutter speeds and, if you do, then here's how you get the best results.

Photographing food with natural lighting – If you are stuck inside (which many of us have been!) then the genre of food photography is a great one to practice. Even if you are a beginner, you can learn a couple of the most important tips and tricks. Using natural light is a great tip and is also one of the easiest and most appealing ways to capture great photos of food.

landscape photography of seashore
Photo by Chris Meads

When To Use Black & White Photography – Here is some tips on deciding when to use black and white. In the digital age, black and white is a choice of editing, so what should lead you to make this choice. Black and white can be a powerful alternative to colour for fora and fauna – monochrome eliminates any distractions that colour photography may pop up and heightens contrast or creates interest via different shades of grey. In this article, you will learn when to use black and white.