Landscape composition and settings; travel tips, and kit

Today we have scoured the web to bring you some interesting and fresh articles on our favourite topic…photography. Learn how to compose for breathtaking landscapes and then conveniently, learn the best settings to use. While many of us still can't travel, but we can learn some great tips, and we also have a couple of articles on gear to keep you up to date.

So let's get into it…

Learn how to take amazing landscapes like the ones below with this course – Have you ever looked at a landscape photo and just been blown away? How do photographers take these amazing photos and make them look extraordinary?  If you’ve ever wanted to capture images that inspire, 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. 

body of water during sunset
Photo by Rodrigo Soares

10 Landscape Composition Techniques for Breathtaking Photos (2021) – Here are some great landscape photography composition tips that will definitely improve your images. In this article, you'll learn how to draw the viewer into your landscape, position the horizon, techniques covering minimalistic composition in landscapes, and much more.

The Best Landscape Photography Settings are… – What the best settings are for a particular scenario is always a question that comes up. Of course, the answer always depends on a number of factors. But in this article, you'll find the best settings to use for landscape photography.

calm lake surrounded by trees near mountain range
Photo by Ales Krivec

5 Travel Photography Tips From a National Geographic Photographer – Everyone loves travel photography. Being able to capture the essence of a location is a unique challenge. This video tutorial features National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson giving five tips that will improve your travel photographs.

What you need to know before buying your first lens – One of the most important pieces of kit you'll ever purchase is a lens. Most cameras will come with a standard lens, but if you want to explore the full potential of your camera – and your own creativity – you should consider adding another lens or two to your collection. Here's what you need to know before you buy your first lens.

photo of body of water between trees and mountain
Photo by Danyu Wang

Here’s What I’m Always Upgrading as a Professional Photographer – Photography is tech-reliant. With cameras coming out so often, it’s easy to get lost in constantly upgrading your camera, lens, light, and so on. Here what one professional photographer always upgrades.