Pro Tips on How to Take Beautiful Antelope Canyon Pictures

“Wow” is an understatement when describing the beauty of Antelope Canyon. Its beautiful and glowing red canyon walls, sleek curves, scalloped rock faces as well as striking light beams can leave you speechless. Fortunately, you don’t have to be a professional photographer just to get great Antelope Canyon pictures. With your camera, you can actually take great photos of the area. Keep reading this article for tips on how and where to position your camera to get spectacular shots. Antelop

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Best Camera Lens Cleaning Kit of 2022: Gentle & Effective

Who doesn’t love to have their pictures taken? Pictures are very precious because it preserves and immortalizes special memories. Behind all the amazing pictures, a very reliable camera creates the magic. Cameras that are uncared for may not produce quality photos and videos. Without proper care and maintenance, invisible dust may build up over time which could leave irreversible damage to your camera.    Cleaning your camera is a fragile task. Thus, a professional and reliable cleaning

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How to Make a Picture Less Blurry: Easy Tips for Improving Image Quality

Whether you’re a professional photographer or you’re just fond of immortalizing special moments, it helps to know how to make a picture less blurry. With today’s technology, the process is quite easy. In fact, you don’t have to be a professional just to learn how to improve blurry photos. With your mobile phone or your computer, you can easily improve the quality of your images. In this post, you’ll learn simple yet effective tips on improving picture quality. photo-works

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Limpets in the Landscape

Theo Bosboom Theo Bosboom is a passionate photographer from the Netherlands, specialising in nature and landscapes. In 2013, he turned his back on a successful legal career to pursue his dream of being a fulltime professional photographer. He is regarded as a creative photographer with a strong eye for detail and composition and always trying to find fresh perspectives. theobosboom.nl One of my first limpet images, taken on a colourful rock in Asturias, Spain Introduction Altho

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End frame: Mountains of Mourne, County Down by Paul Wakefield

John Richardson I am a keen amateur photographer based in Assynt in the north west Highlands of Scotland. I have a passion for the outdoors and when not working, I enjoy spending as much time as possible exploring the wild landscapes and seascapes of my local area and beyond. I work in both colour and monochrome and I have recently returned to shooting with a film camera. johnrichardsonphotography.com I am inspired by the work of many photographers, including Paul Wakefield, Bruce Per

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Issue 256

On Landscape is part of Landscape Media Limited , a company registered in England and Wales . Registered Number: 07120795. Registered Office: 1, Clarke Hall Farm, Aberford Road, WF1 4AL This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.Accept Read More Privacy Overview This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as n

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Marks of Conflict

Paul Burgess A Kent based photographer, I have been exploring the landscape for many years, initially using film, but now I work is largely digital, although I revert to the view camera when time allows. Currently completing a photography degree course as a very mature student, which is forcing me to examine why I make photographs and the meaning in my work. paulburgess.photography A new solo exhibition of photographs, by photographer Paul Burgess ARPS, exploring how conflicts over the

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From the Seahouse

Linda Lashford Linda Lashford is a professional travel photographer and writer who has a beat that extends across Europe. Her photography arises out of encounters with landscape and people and is often characterised by memory, fragility and loss. lindalashford.photoshelter.com 'From the seahouse' is a collection of images and words that have formed over five successive winters of living, writing, and photographing from a remote Scottish beach. Although primarily a photographic book,

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Tristan Todd – Portrait of a Photographer

As I am sure many photographers across the globe got to experience first-hand during COVID, being restricted to your local area for photography can be either a blessing or a curse, depending on your personal outlook and what’s close by. It is my opinion that these restrictions, given the proper mindset, can really expand your creativity and range as a photographer, and allow you to deeply explore themes and ideas close to home while reducing your carbon footprint – all good things! In

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A Guide on How to Capture Perfect Machu Picchu Pictures

During travels, it is a no-brainer to capture a lot of the best pictures. This is because memories are sometimes unreliable when recalling experiences. And most of the time, images serve as our go-to things for us to see a bank of frozen moments. Almost everyone has seen a snapshot of Machu Picchu at some point. We know you would agree on how iconic the view is regardless of when it was taken. These photographs are both memorable and dramatic, and they have the appearance of paintings. Here is

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End frame: Water Lilies, Okavango Delta, Botswana by Frans Lanting

Katherine Keates A photographer for many years, Katherine’s love of photography has led her to explore many avenues within the art and craft of photography both at home and abroad. She has explored, photographed, and written about places she has traveled worldwide. Katherine strives to present her unique vision and apply an artistic approach to her photographic work. She actively seeks the magic in the mundane and loves to tell a story with her images. Her images have won awards in

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Classical Photographers and Jazz Photographers

Guy Tal Professional photographic artist, author and speaker working primarily in the Western US. guytal.com I’ll play it and tell you what it is later. ~Miles Davis Ansel Adams spent much of his early years training to become a classical pianist. He often mused about the ways his musical training has influenced his photography. In one interview, Adams said, “Study in music gave me a fine basis for the discipline of photography. I’d have been a real Sloppy Joe if I hadn

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Past masters and expressive photography

Francesco Carovillano Through nature and image-making I keep discovering who I am. The more I grow older, the more these two things merge together. My love for crafting images started at 15 years old while passionately studying graphics and animation in my spare time. Straight after high school, I began to work as an animator and layout artist on movies. After a decade working for several animation studios across Europe, I felt the need to personally and unrestrictedly express myself th

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Still Time to Wonder

On the summer solstice last year Tim and Charlotte kindly published my article, Drawn to Rock, which describes a commission that included a small exhibition about Brimham Rocks (NT) in North Yorkshire, where it was also shown. Brimham Rocks was a starter before the main course, a commission to photograph Fountains Abbey/Studley Royal. I am happy – and relieved – to say that this has now been fulfilled. It is hanging in various locations around the Fountains Abbey site. Except that the term

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The 10 Best Tips for Woodland Landscapes Photography

The breathtaking beauty of nature is insurmountable. The best way to capture its beauty is for you to immerse yourself in its entirety. Capturing it through your camera’s lens is the next best thing that you can do to immortalize nature’s beauty. However, with an abundance of picturesque scenes that you can capture, you may feel overwhelmed, especially if you are a beginner. immediate As a solid piece of advice, allow yourself to understand how the elements in the woods work

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The Parallelism of Ferdinand Hodler

Keith Beven Keith Beven is Emeritus Professor of Hydrology at Lancaster University where he has worked for over 30 years. He has published many academic papers and books on the study and computer modelling of hydrological processes. Since the 1990s he has used mostly 120 film cameras, from 6x6 to 6x17, and more recently Fuji X cameras when travelling light. He has recently produced a second book of images of water called “Panta Rhei – Everything Flows” in support of the charity Wat

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Crazy River

Karin De Winter Jo Van Rossem We, Karin De Winter and Jo Van Rossem are a husband and wife photographers team, based in Belgium. We come from different professional worlds, namely healthcare and architecture, and decided to make a career switch three years ago. While we have a broad interest in nature and cultural photography, our latest work is focused on intimate landscape photography. We love to seek out locations with special geological features, coasts, deserts, or polar regions to c

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Helmut Pilo

Helmut Pilo Helmut Pilo was born and grew up in Cassino, in central Italy. A trip to Iceland in 2016 sparked his passion for landscape photography and he began to devote his free time to it. From the great landscapes of Iceland, Norway and Lapland, to the Dolomites, the Abruzzo forests and the Tuscan hills of his homeland Italy, what increasingly attracted him was the spectacle of nature itself. With time an ever more intimate relationship has developed and his attention has been drawn

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Chris Byrne – Portrait of a Photographer

One of the universal truths about nature photography I’ve come to find through getting to know photographers both in these articles and on my podcast is that at the core of every photographer with superb images is a value-driven motivation. Of course, these values vary widely between every photographer, ranging from a love of natural history, the desire to express challenging emotions or process grief, etc.; however, in the case of Chris Byrne, this value is what he refers to as “th

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Colour as Form

Guy Tal Professional photographic artist, author and speaker working primarily in the Western US. guytal.com Color is all. When color is right, form is right.~ Marc Chagall Kodachrome, introduced in 1935, was the first colour film to be mass-marketed successfully. Although Kodachrome quickly became popular with hobbyists and commercial photographers, so-called “fine-art photographers” have initially shunned the use of colour, and many have expressed derisive views of co

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Celebration of Spring on the River Dart

Mark Burley I currently live in Ashburton, on the edge of Dartmoor, Devon. My studio is based at the Sherewood Photography Gallery, Ashburton. I prefer to shoot landscapes but also enjoy making images on the street and taking shots of musicians performing live. Having moved to Dartmoor five years ago, I really enjoy shooting on both high and low moors together with the river Dart and its tributaries. markburley.co.uk This series of four images were taken on a stretch of the R

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Moving Day

Mark Littlejohn Mark Littlejohn is a landscape photographer based on the edge of the English Lake District. He specialises in moody, atmospheric early morning conditions and offers bespoke one-to-one workshops and Lakeland tours. marklittlejohnphotography.com I lived in North Cumbria for nearly forty years. During that time I fell in love with the area, married, raised a family, and took up photography. And fell in love with the area all over again. For over a decade I took photograph

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The Low Drone

Theo Bosboom Theo Bosboom is a passionate photographer from the Netherlands, specialising in nature and landscapes. In 2013, he turned his back on a successful legal career to pursue his dream of being a fulltime professional photographer. He is regarded as a creative photographer with a strong eye for detail and composition and always trying to find fresh perspectives. theobosboom.nl A typical abstract top down image from a beach in the Westfjords, Iceland, taken from 80 meters

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History of Art and Landscape – Part Three

In the last instalment (Part Two) of my meandering exploration of the history of landscape art, I talked about the birth of what most people would consider landscape painting. If you'd like to take a look at these two articles the links are here :-   Issue 215 - Part One - The Foundations   Issue 220 - Part Two - The Birth of Landscape This period of mostly Northern European artwork stood on its own, away from the Italianate painters of the day. This independence probably derived from

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Szabó Zsolt András

Szabó Zsolt András Szabó Zsolt András is a fine art landscape photographer based in Cluj-Napoca city, Romania. Dentist as original profession, autodidact as photographer, he started landscape photography successively, more seriously from 2003, first with film cameras, then switching to digital in 2007. His passion for mountains and wilderness has played the most important role in his becoming a photographer. He names J.R.R. Tolkien and Marc Adamus as his biggest sources of inspiratio

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End frame: Dukan Lake, 1974 Kurdistan Region, Iraq by Bruno Barbey

John Maillard John Maillard has exhibited in galleries around New Zealand, USA, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom for over three decades. He considers himself an experimenter with printmaking, drawing, interactive digital media and photography. He is primarily a landscape photographer. waihora-gallery.com It's tough to pin down one landscape you want to write about. My mind goes back to one of my favourite books, by Magnum, titled "Magnum landscapes". I found it in a bookshop in 1998

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10 Best Cameras for Macro Photography Depth & Clarity

As technology advances, such as social media, blogs, and content, the need for visuals and memorable photographs grows in proportion. To meet this need, an increasing number of photographers are turning to macro photography. Macro pictures that focus on just one topic best fits articles. In this article, you’ll learn everything you need to know about picking the best cameras for macro photography, including critical buying tips. Best Macro Photography Cameras If you are ready to start captur

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Endframe: East Cumberland Bay, November 13, 1914 by Frank Hurley

John Brockliss John is a Brighton-based photographer specialising in reportage and landscape photography. He studied photography, fine art and graphic design at Goldsmiths and Ravensbourne before graduat- ing as a professional graphic designer in 1972. In a design career spanning over 40 years, John has worked with some of the most eminent designers of his generation and now dedicates his creative energies to his photographic projects. He works exclusively with Leica-M rangefinder cam

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The Deed and the Glory

You will never find yourself unless you quit preconceiving what you will be when you have found yourself.~ Robert Henri I don’t photograph when teaching workshops. My temperament is such that I can’t produce meaningful work when other people are present when I can’t take a prolonged time to become mindful, to contemplate the nuances of my surroundings and my inner experience, and to consider creative possibilities. Certainly, I can make beautiful, successful photographs without the

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My Home Landscape

Neville Prosser My first real camera was a soviet Zenit E SLR, the one before that was a Kodak Instamatic 133. I used to love walking around making pictures with those cameras, everything was a possible picture for me. Waiting for the film to come back from the chemist seemed to take ages. I have been hooked ever since. nevilleprosser.com.au I live in one of the most popular tourist and recreational locations in eastern New South Wales, Australia, just one hour drive north of Sydney, c

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Finding Calm

Alan Lait Alan is a UK landscape and outdoor photographer, based in North Yorkshire, who has followed his interest in photography from a young age; starting from his first 35mm film camera, to now using DSLR and mirrorless digital equipment. From his enjoyment of the outdoors and climbing mountains in the UK, Alan has a passion for creating images that capture the mood and wild beauty of the landscape and has spent the last 10 years refining his photography technique. He is always happy t

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End frame: Iceberg, Fjallsarlon, Iceland by Paul Wakefield

Judy Sharrock Judy is a late and recent convert to the joys of photography. She lives in the New Forest but also has a house in Mellon Charles on the North West coast of Scotland, so both areas provide plenty of scope to develop her landscape skills in two contrasting but beautiful parts of Great Britain. (Author image taken by Julia Moffat.) judysharrock.photoshelter.com I have chosen one of Paul Wakefield’s images as my End Frame. So much has been said about Paul’s wonderful wor

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Winds of Change

Samuel Fradley Samuel Fradley is a British documentary photographer based in Torbay who runs his own company, The South West Collective of Photography Ltd, with ambition to promote photography in the South West of England. In his personal works, Sam searches for stories that are different, unique and often on the fringe of society, as he believes that these make for the most interesting stories. His work also explores other genres of photography, while occasionally focusing on current gl

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Book Reviews

Claude Fiddler The luxury of having more time to prepare an interview with a photographer is that I can spend a bit of time trying to find any publications they’ve produced in order to get more background information. In Claude Fiddler’s case, I found two of his previous publications and managed to get them delivered quite quickly. You can read a bit more about the work behind these books in Claude's interview elsewhere in this issue. The High Sierra. Wilderness of Light The first i

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How to Clean Camera Lens Like a Pro for Crystal Clarity

Cleaning the main part of the camera body is simple. However, when it comes to camera lenses, it’s a totally different story. It’s more complicated since they are more sensitive, so they need special tools when cleaning. A camera lens cap can minimize dirt and scratches to get to your lens. Though you may think that a lens cap is a great help, it’s still better to clean the lens thoroughly at least twice a year or when you decide to put it on sale. After years of experience i

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Flash and Medieval Art

Przemyslaw Ziemacki Przemyslaw Ziemacki is a nature photographer and journalist from Klodzko, Poland. He takes landscape as well as wildlife and details photographs. He works mainly in his home area but also has traveled around Europe, especially to take photographs around the Baltic Sea. Three of his photography projects – “Night”, “Seagulls at twilight” and “Quanta of rose and snow” – incorporate artificial light in nature photography. przemyslawziemacki.com.pl Using

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Huibo Huo

Huibo Hou Huibo Hou is a landscape photographer based in San Diego, California. Her interest in photography started back in 1999 as a hobbyist while working in the wireless communication industry. Then life got in the way and she had to give it up for quite some time. In early 2015 she rekindled her love for photography and gradually became more serious. Landscape photography, especially black and white, is the art medium that she is passionate about. She uses it as a creative outlet t

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Jocelyn Horsfall

Jocelyn Horsfall Jocelyn Horsfall ARPS is an award-winning photographic artist specialising in impressionistic images inspired by flowers and foliage and the natural world. She has a passion for colour and an interest in textural effects and abstraction, and is based in South West London. jocelynhorsfall.com Michéla Griffith My images combine an early love of drawing and painting with a long-standing passion for photographing the landscape. An important part of my portfolio conti

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Seasons

Richard Rawlings Born in 1962 I have been making photographs for 50 years. And bought my own SLR at the age of 14 this was a fully manual film camera. I lived and worked initially in the west country but relocated to East Anglia, close to the Cambridgeshire fens in 1983. I have been here since. I love the fens there is a natural ebb and flow to them and, despite being turned over to arable farming, they have a peculiar natural beauty. It is nice to escape there. Over the past 18 months

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Book Reviews

Dan Baumbach / Haiku I have to admit to being a big fan of Dan Baumbach’s work. His eye for a complex but elegant detail and commitment to working in small geographic areas have really paid dividends over the years. You can read more about Dan’s background and working methods in our featured photographer article from a few years ago. Dan kindly sent me a copy of this self-published book a few weeks ago and I’ve been enjoying dipping into it now and again whilst having a coffee break.

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Travels with a Seneca 8×10 Camera

Emilio Barbaresi My name is Emilio Barbaresi and I am an analog and landscape photographer from Center of Italy. My photographic research began at DAMS in Rome (2010-2013). There I studied cinema, but it was in photography that I found the greatest stimulus and enthusiasm. Subsequently, I followed the course of Graphics and Photography at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome and finished in 2016. Since childhood I have been in close contact with nature, from the Dolomite mountain ranges to

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Moments of Grace

I strive to undo my reactions to civilization’s syncopated demands and hope that inner peace, quiet, and lack of concern for specific results may enable a stance of gratitude and balance—a receptiveness that will allow the participation of grace. This meditative form of inaction has been my true realm of creative action..~ Paul Caponigro On a recent winter hike, I arrived at the rocky summit of a small desert mountain—one not even impressive enough to merit its own name but that st

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Subscribers 4×4 Portfolios

Chris Salm I am mainly an abstract photographer who uses ICM and surreal like interpretations to create my photographs. I am mainly drawn to water, but I also enjoy photographing trees as well.I am working towards being able to earn a living selling my photographs as artwork. johnsalm.com Claude Hamel Took up photography only six years ago at an advanced age. As an amateur, my focus is now on the quality of experience potentially leading up to making photographs (influenced by Gu

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Forest Decomposition

Paul Flatt I am a retired meteorologist and an amateur photographer. I would rather be outside almost anywhere on earth than inside. I have been taking pictures most of my 66 years on this planet. Most recently I use a Nikon digital camera with my most recent addition a 105mm macro lens so I can get really close to the small things around us. paulflattphoto.com I first got into landscape photography to record wild places I visit while backpacking. I have taken lots of pictures o

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Issue 250

On Landscape is part of Landscape Media Limited , a company registered in England and Wales . Registered Number: 07120795. Registered Office: 1, Clarke Hall Farm, Aberford Road, WF1 4AL This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.Accept Read More Privacy Overview This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as n

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The Colour of Silence

Clare Newton In 2001 Clare Newton was awarded the British Female Inventor of the Year, with 5 international awards for innovation. Born in Chelsea, Clare’s creative talents started at a young age, first painting her bedroom with Santa’s gift of oil paints - to building wooden aeroplanes. But she was given her first camera, a little Minolta at the age of 14, it inspired her to build a dark room in the roof of her parents house. Here, she taught herself how to shoot and develop pho

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Issue 248

On Landscape is part of Landscape Media Limited , a company registered in England and Wales . Registered Number: 07120795. Registered Office: 1, Clarke Hall Farm, Aberford Road, WF1 4AL This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.Accept Read More Privacy Overview This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as n

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Issue 249

On Landscape is part of Landscape Media Limited , a company registered in England and Wales . Registered Number: 07120795. Registered Office: 1, Clarke Hall Farm, Aberford Road, WF1 4AL This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.Accept Read More Privacy Overview This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as n

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Acer at f/1.4

George Bull When I was studying geology, I was introduced to the idea of immense periods of time and the way they could be broken down into smaller units - I suppose you might call them 'chronflakes', particles of time. The idea of chronflakes has stuck with me in my photography, with a growing awareness that a well-made photograph can freeze, compress or expand a moment in time. One of the most colourful trees in our garden is the Japanese maple, Acer palmatum, which we bought not

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End Frame: Rydal Water by Paul Sanders

Kate Somervell Black and white photographer Kate explores the landscape with an eye for detail. Producing highly creative images using a range of techniques from high key to double exposure, and from camera to print. Her connection with the landscape is evident in her work. She is inspired by locations from the coast to deep woodland, and her images depict her love of water and trees. Some of her images are very abstracted and require some deciphering. Kate particularly enjoys the challen

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Letter To The Lakes

Tom White Tom is a freelance journalist and photographer based in the North East, his work has taken him across the UK as well as around the world. tomwhitephotos.co.uk It’s hard to think of a point in my lifetime when the focus on humanity’s impact on the environment was more at the fore than now, and long overdue it is. Recently I watched “Don’t Look Up”, the new Netflix feature length film satirising the climate crisis by depicting the reaction to a giant comet hurtling t

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Alex Hartley

Alex Hartley Alex Hartley was born in Surrey in 1963. He studied sculpture at Camberwell School of Art and The Royal College of Art. He has exhibited widely since the 1990s including Charles Saatchi’s Sensation exhibition at the Royal Academy London, Hamburger Bahnhof Berlin, Yokohama Triennial, Folkestone Triennial, Blaffer Museum Huston, ISCP Brooklyn, Louisiana Museum Denmark, and Fruitmarket Gallery Edinburgh. Shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize, Banff mountain

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Art and Mental Health

Cody Schultz Although it was not until 2014 when I bought my first “professional” camera, I believe a part of me has always loved photography. I remember constantly taking pictures around the house, of my family, of our vacations, and especially of Jazmine, my family’s dog. At first, I had thought that landscape photography was boring, not understanding why someone would want to wait hours on end in a single location, just to end up going home empty-handed. Yet in 2016, I found myse

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Book Reviews

Arild Heitmann - Heime Arild Heitmann’s portfolio is not short of the sublime images that many photographers aim for (but mostly miss). He has many photographs drawn from trips to the mountains of Italy or Iceland or of the iconic Arctic hotspots of Lofoten or Sejna. But it’s the photographs he takes from his backyard on the mainland of Arctic Norway, a literal hinterland, that are the subject of his first book. A choice that might seem contrary to some given his access to such amazing

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The Himalayan Blues

Subham Shome I am a 25 year old hobbyist fine-art landscape and travel photographer from Kolkata, India. Mountains are by far my favorite and taking advantage of the fact that I live about a few hundred kilometres from the Himalayas, I visit them quite often and most of those visits are for serious photography. I love taking photographs of ridges, peaks, waterfalls, and other mountain formations. Many of my photographs have won International Awards and have been published and exhibited wo

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The Art and the Artist

Guy Tal Professional photographic artist, author and speaker working primarily in the Western US. guytal.com There are two approaches, maybe three, to any art: you can make it a real business first of all, in which case ‘Art’ could, probably would, be killed; or you can live for your art, and maybe grow lean in the living, or try to combine the two approaches. In trying to achieve the latter, I have learned that you can’t make a lot of money, get rich, out of your own

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Woodland Photography near Bristol

Andy Gawthrope Andy was born in Scotland and in his formative years taken on trips to the glens and lochs of the Highlands and to the Western Isles where a love of the outdoors was forged. Andy overwintered at Halley station in Antarctica in 1990/91 whilst working for the British Antarctic Survey and took his first camera, a Canon AV-1, where his passion for the outdoors coincided with photography. On return Andy started rock climbing and mountaineering, interests that led to even grea

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Subscribers 4×4 Portfolios

Andy Gawthrope Andy was born in Scotland and in his formative years taken on trips to the glens and lochs of the Highlands and to the Western Isles where a love of the outdoors was forged. Andy overwintered at Halley station in Antarctica in 1990/91 whilst working for the British Antarctic Survey and took his first camera, a Canon AV-1, where his passion for the outdoors coincided with photography. On return Andy started rock climbing and mountaineering, interests that led to even grea

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Issue 247

On Landscape is part of Landscape Media Limited , a company registered in England and Wales . Registered Number: 07120795. Registered Office: 1, Clarke Hall Farm, Aberford Road, WF1 4AL This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.Accept Read More Privacy Overview This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as n

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Water Meadow

Yola de Lusenet As a photographer, I explore the landscape around me for images that make ordinary things look different. Light, reflections, abstraction may turn a clump of grass or a puddle into an intriguing image. There is much more to see and experience in the everyday landscape around us if you learn to look better. yoladelusenet.nl The photographs were made more or less around the corner from where I live, in Batenburg (NL) on the river Meuse. In this area agricultural land

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Endframe: Full Moon over Mayo by Paul Kenny

Keith Beven Keith Beven is Emeritus Professor of Hydrology at Lancaster University where he has worked for over 30 years. He has published many academic papers and books on the study and computer modelling of hydrological processes. Since the 1990s he has used mostly 120 film cameras, from 6x6 to 6x17, and more recently Fuji X cameras when traveling light. He has recently produced a book of 94 images of water called “The Still Dynamic” that can be ordered from his website. malle

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Potsherding

Douglas Butler Doug is a lifelong writer and relatively recently started exploring creative, expressive photography. He explores photography obsessively—his wife will have you believe—all over the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts as well as the rest of New England and where ever he may find himself. Much like his writing, Doug’s photography strives to be an expression that amounts to more than what can be found simply within the four corners of the finished product. After a y

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Photographic Projects

The idea of photographic projects, bodies of work that are related through geography, subject matter or ideas, have been promoted by most photography practitioners as a way of developing your vision and making your work more meaningful. Although the single image is the goal of many photographers, the relationships between images in a project can convey more about the subject and how the photographers see it, than any single image. As such, it was a goal of ours from the start of the competition

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The Magic of the Forest

Gill Moon Gill Moon is a professional photographer based on the Suffolk Coast. She specialises in landscapes, waterscapes and marine photography and is passionate about promoting a connection with the environment through her work. Gill has been taking photographs for most of her life but decided to turn her hobby into a profession in 2010 when she moved to the Suffolk Coast. Her passion for the outdoors also extends to the sea and Gill is an experienced sailing photographer working wi

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Sanatorium

João Ferrão Based on the north of Portugal and born in 1988 i discovered photography in 2006 and the curiosity for the medium has grown into a passion. Photography is a therapy and mean to express myself, to put on paper my feelings and to portrait what my mind saw when my eyes wondered on a scene. The pandemic has led everyone to explore the "backyards" of our lives, whether physical or metaphorical. During this period I got to know better a small forest south of the Bom

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Jeff Freestone – Portrait of a Photographer

Autumn Fall The pursuit of nature and landscape photography can take on many forms and the paths we take can be about different things for different people. Some of us just like to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life, finding relief and mental comfort in the solitude and serenity that nature offers. Others prefer the thrill of the chase, looking to enjoy the rare endorphin high created by those fleeting but memorable moments while in the landscape. Some find joy in the monetary

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Natural Landscape Photography Awards Book

My last few weeks of 2021 were spent immersed in the world of photography books. And, for a change, I wasn’t looking at other people’s books but designing one of my own. Well, our own, because I refer to the Natural Landscape Photography Awards that I run with Matt Payne, Alex Nail and Rajesh Jyothiswaran. After we realised that we could raise enough money to be able to print a high-quality portfolio book to go alongside the competition, we just had the challenge of “what was it going to

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Dipak Chowdhury Photography is a passion that I nurture alongside my day job as a research manager. I have been actively creating images since 2008. All of my work is with a 35mm digital camera. My work requires a lot of travel. I carry my camera if I can make time to go out and make images. Many of my images are from such travels. chowdhurys.smugmug.com João Ferrão Based on the north of Portugal and born in 1988 i discovered photography in 2006 and the curiosity for the me

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End frame: Secluded by Ben Horne

Kieran Metcalfe Landscape Photographer from South Manchester, UK - often found shooting in the Peak District National Park. Winner of the Campaign for National Parks 2019 Photography Competition, Ambassador for Formatt Hitech Filters Ambassador and Let’s Go Peak District. kieranmetcalfephotography.co.uk They say “iron sharpens iron”, suggesting that it takes like-minded individuals to encourage and help each other to improve. In many ways, being part of the photography comm

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Best Times to Shoot Outdoor Photos for Vibrant Colors & Contrast?

Who does not love photography? People are quite fond of taking pictures. They consider them as tangible memories which you can always look at after years have passed. Our memories fade away, but pictures will always stay. As the world evolves, so do creativity and ideas. Image Source: Canva Images So now the real question is, how can you make sure that your photo will turn out great? How can you make sure that you’ll still have a good picture outdoors, wherein sunli

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The End is Nothing, the Road is All

Jay Rasmussen Artist Biography I make landscape, nature, cultural, and portrait images that evoke a strong emotional response in me. My images are drawn from travel experiences throughout the U.S. and Canada, Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico and a 12,000-mile motorcycle adventure with my son from Minnesota to Argentina. Photography helps me see and appreciate the world in a fresh way and I love seeing others connect with my work on a personal level. Photography is a creative force in my life

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Mark Pickup

Mark Pickup Born in Lancaster, I began taking photos back in 1992 using film cameras. I have been visually impaired since 2001. Over the years I have been photographing, my work has appeared in a number of media publications. I have also gained awards distinctions. I have captured many images of my home town Lancaster Morecambe Bay and its surrounding areas, during the ever-changing seasons. My work captured also expands to the surrounding counties of Cumbria ‘The Lake District’

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End frame: Headland by Jackie Ranken

Kay Hathway I have always been an opportunistic photographer but not until the last few years, have I been able to take photography as seriously as I should have, much earlier. I live in Sydney and have photographed widely in Australia, especially in outback and beach locations, both of which I love. In the last few years, my travels have also taken my camera and I to many other parts of the World and I have undertaken a number of workshops with Jackie Ranken and Mike Langford in the

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Jeff Freestone – Portrait of a Photographer

Matt Payne Matt Payne is a mountain climber, adventurer, and fine art nature and landscape photographer specialising in unique and hard-to-reach locations and subjects, including the highest mountains in Colorado. Matt has climbed the highest 100 mountains in Colorado which is where his love for landscape photography began. Matt produces a podcast dedicated to that love affair called F-Stop Collaborate and Listen Matt's goal for the podcast is to create a space to have meaningful conver

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Subscribers 4×4 Portfolios

Dipak Chowdhury Photography is a passion that I nurture alongside my day job as a research manager. I have been actively creating images since 2008. All of my work is with a 35mm digital camera. My work requires a lot of travel. I carry my camera if I can make time to go out and make images. Many of my images are from such travels. chowdhurys.smugmug.com João Ferrão Based on the north of Portugal and born in 1988 i discovered photography in 2006 and the curiosity for the me

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Issue 246

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One Square Mile

Andrew Smith I'm a semi-retired Management Consultant/Coach pursuing the perfect Life:Work imbalance. Photography, for me, is a love affair with the beauty that I encounter in the outdoors. My aim is to capture and hopefully evoke the magic that I experience in the places wherein I am lucky enough to spend the majority of my time.. miffsimages.co.uk I’ve barely had a conversation with a landscape photographer in the last few years that hasn’t at some point touched upon the

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Paul Moon

Paul Moon Paul Moon is a landscape photographer from East Yorkshire and has spent 18 years documenting the Yorkshire Wolds - the UK's most northerly mainland chalk upland. It is known for its steep sided dry chalk dales which spread for miles throughout the area. paulmoonphotography.com Michéla Griffith My images combine an early love of drawing and painting with a long-standing passion for photographing the landscape. An important part of my portfolio continues to be about the

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The Southern Highlands

Brian Pollock Mountain landscape and nature photographer based in the West of Scotland. My passion for photography is inextricably linked with the places I photograph and the experiences to be had there. brianpollockphotography.com Living in Glasgow, I've spent a fair number of the weekends exploring the Southern Highlands, whether climbing or hill walking and, more recently, with my camera. The Southern Highlands have a unique understated character, apart from the more dramatic

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Ice Sculptures Festival

Alexey Korolyov I am amateur and self-taught nature photographer from Russia. Born in 1983. Impassioned with photography since 2009. I am particularly inspired and fascinated by plants, small wildlife and various designs found in nature. I prefer abstract compositions and intimate landscapes over wide-open vistas. While being outdoors with my camera I always attracted to details and try to find harmony in nature chaos. My aim is not to create a documentary copy of reality but to find unu

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My Important Way

Guy Tal Professional photographic artist, author and speaker working primarily in the Western US. guytal.com The most important step in emancipating oneself from social controls is the ability to find rewards in the events of each moment. ~Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi I confess to feeling awkward these days, as I suspect many do, writing about photography, art, and qualities of experience as momentous events unfold in the world. These may seem petty considerations in a time when t

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How To Create Impressive Images Using Shadow Photography

Shadow photography have become immensely popular these past few years. This type of photography is known for its capability to transform a plain image into something extraordinary. Shadows can serve as a tool to improve texture, balance, and contrast (with little effort). If you’re unfamiliar with how shadow photography works, then you’re in for a treat – let us unveil the magic behind shadow photography. This post is a guide on the basics of shadow photography – how shadow photograph

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The Eyewitness Tradition

Photography is so ubiquitous, universal and essential to the normal functioning of modern life that it is easy to forget it has not been with us forever. We are still less than two hundred years from the birth of photography, and the world has changed almost unimaginably since then. While both science and art, photography’s contact with us all is normalised to such an extent, its role often seems exclusively utilitarian. George Eastman’s Kodak popularised the family snapshot and, directly

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Photography Basics: 29 Terms and Tips You Should Know

Photography Basics: FYI Terms and Tips Educating yourself on the basics of photography is necessary for the improvement of your photography skills. Regardless of whether you are a beginner in the field or a pro seeking to refresh your knowledge, you came to the right place. In this post, you will learn the basics of photography , which include the terms you need to know and the basic tips for beginners that should never be missed out on. After gaining knowledge from this post, make su

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An Artist’s Journey

Cody Schultz Although it was not until 2014 when I bought my first “professional” camera, I believe a part of me has always loved photography. I remember constantly taking pictures around the house, of my family, of our vacations, and especially of Jazmine, my family’s dog. At first, I had thought that landscape photography was boring, not understanding why someone would want to wait hours on end in a single location, just to end up going home empty-handed. Yet in 2016, I found mys

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Luca Tombolini

We live in an image hungry age; for all the benefits, some things have been lost. I keep being struck by the parallels, and differences, in painting. I increasingly hear talk of process, rather than outcome, and how that enriches the experience for the artist, and ultimately, the viewer. Instead of focusing on generating finished works, art is an exercise in learning, and in solving problems - a voyage of discovery, of enlightenment potentially, and a way of escaping the physical world. These w

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Issue 244 PDF

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Jing Kieng Jri

Himadri Bhuyan I am an amateur photographer from the city of Guwahati (Assam, India). I love being outdoors and only shoot when the scene, however small or big, interests me. At other times, I'd just sit and observe. My works have been published in several magazines (including National Geographic Magazine), newspapers, and books and I've won a few awards too for my images. I don't keep much of a tab on these as I see it as a process of growth, and there is room for improvement, always. I

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Alexey Korolyov I am amateur and self-taught nature photographer from Russia. Born in 1983. Impassioned with photography since 2009. I am particularly inspired and fascinated by plants, small wildlife and various designs found in nature. I prefer abstract compositions and intimate landscapes over wide-open vistas. While being outdoors with my camera I always attracted to details and try to find harmony in nature chaos. My aim is not to create a documentary copy of reality but to find unu

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Natural Landscape Photography Awards

I’ve tried to keep news about the Natural Landscape Photography Awards to a minimum as, although it has taken up a lot of my bandwidth, continuous updates would soon get boring I imagine. However, it’s over! (well the “awards” part of it anyway). Just over a week ago, we announced the winners and runners up of all of the categories and also a few extra awards, which I’ll come onto in a bit. We are all incredibly happy with the quality of winners that were chosen by our panel of judges

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Issue 243 PDF

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End frame: South Stack Lighthouse, Holy Island, Anglesey 1978, Denis Thorpe

Kevin Bonnett Kevin Bonnett lives in Sheffield but aims to be a camera-toting hobo in his camper van. Being a retired social scientist means he is drawn to mainstream humanistic and modernist traditions in photography, but he’s also afflicted with that nagging desire for self-expression and that itch to create images with ambiguity and intrigue. Just sometimes, he manages to scratch that itch successfully. kbonnettimages.com Still photographing in his late eighties from his home i

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Beloved

Margaret McCarthy Margaret McCarthy’s work is driven by a sense of wonder at the fecund creativity of the natural world. While our culture seems determined to manipulate and control the natural world, her photographs address our soul’s yearning for a way back to balance with it. McCarthy photographs the landscapes of antiquity with an immediate, intuitive reaction to the “genius loci” — the spirit(s) — of a specific place. Inspired and indebted to mythology, she brings the

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Issue 242 PDF

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Savernake Oaks

Robin Boothby Retired metallurgist, based in Oxfordshire, employing a camera to escape through a portal that leads directly from the fabricated world in which we live to a world of natural wonders. robinboothby.com Of all the seasons summer appears to be the least favoured by landscape photographers, particularly so in woodland. Yes, summer woodland lacks the freshness of spring, the technicolour of autumn, the drama of winter, and (what seems to be the main objection) it’s al

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Johan Stadling

Johan Stadling Johan Stadling is a landscape photographer from southern Sweden who developed an early love of nature. He feels deep reverence and harmony when in nature and is passionate about the less complex landscape where colour and shape combine. He tries to capture nature's complex brushstrokes and puzzles in the four corners of the picture. johanstadling.com Michéla Griffith My images combine an early love of drawing and painting with a long-standing passion for phot

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End Frame: Crossed Aspens and Sapling, near Ashcroft, Colorado By John Sexton

Ed Hannam Born in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, in 1949 I label myself as a ‘Landscape Photographer’ but in truth will make images of any subject or genre that catches my eye. Working(?) with digital and both medium and large format film cameras, I eventually realised that I wasn’t going to be Joe Cornish, David Ward, Ansel Adams or any other accomplished photographer and would have to be satisfied with being myself. ‘Desert Island Discs’ is a long running BBC Radio 4 series th

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Carolyn Cheng

Carolyn Cheng Carolyn Cheng is an abstract and aerial photographer who examines the feminine sublime in the natural world. She is based in Toronto, Canada. carolyncheng.com Michéla Griffith My images combine an early love of drawing and painting with a long-standing passion for photographing the landscape. An important part of my portfolio continues to be about the interaction between water and light in, but I’m also experimenting with movement on land and even my own progres

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10 Lightroom Alternatives You’ll Love

Many photographers enjoyed using Adobe Lightroom for photo editing and organization. But when Adobe introduced a monthly subscription fee for Lightroom, some photographers were willing to invest, while others searched for Lightroom alternatives.  If you belong to the other half that is in search of an alternative, then you came to the right place. It’s time to try other Lightroom alternatives that may have similar features or maybe even better.  Why Look for Lightroom Alternatives? Why do

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Issue 241 PDF

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Embracing Failure and Being Humble

Randall Romano I have had a long history in photography ranging 40 years, including a part time span as a commercial photographer, while working another full time job and raising four children. In 2012 I got serious about photography and study master photographers, which lead to a four year project of street photography Yet in 2020 during the pandemic I found my way back to nature and landscape photography, where my love for photography began. randallromano.com Making photographs is

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Mindfulness With a Twist

Guy Tal Professional photographic artist, author and speaker working primarily in the Western US. guytal.com Be still with yourself Until the object of your attention Affirms your presence ~Minor White Sitting near my camp on the edge of a high mesa, I looked down at the view hundreds of feet below me. Moments earlier, a haboob (sandstorm) formed at the far end of a broad valley, then swept over the valley floor blotting out all details. Sitting near my camp on the edge of a

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Why You Should Know the Rule of Thirds for Better Photos

Photography is not just about having the latest or most expensive camera equipment. Good photography is all about technical skills and consistent practice. A well-known photographic composition that could make or break a photo (and the foremost concept that you will learn) is the rule of thirds. What is the Rule of Thirds in Photography? Shawn Ingersoll, a photographer and designer, stated that the Rule of Thirds is more of a guideline or a practice. For beginners, it is a rule of thumb and pr

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Arches – Window to the Universe

Prashant Naik I see myself as an artist, a teller of stories and a writer for whom words are nascent but bubbling. My photo art leans towards Mother Nature, the beauty of night, snapshots of travel to exotic places – both on the ground and on Cloud 9. Mother nature has always held me in her sway, and I always look to her to inspire me on my new creative mission. Be it astronomical twilight, or the Milky Way, I'm always looking forward to my next click. naikonpixels.com Visiti

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A Special Place called Meteora

Lazar Gintchin Colorado based, Lazar Gintchin is a landscape photographer who has created a portfolio of nature and landscape images with a wide variety from around the world. Although he lives close to the mountains and often photographs there, he travels both within the US and internationally in search of magical landscapes. He creates “windows to nature” through museum quality large format photo art prints. His goal is to make the viewer of his artwork feel as if they are looking

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Nairnshire

Ruth Grindrod Ruth Grindrod is a landscape photographer living in Norfolk in the UK.  I   like to  work in a variety of landscapes but favour sea and  coastal  photography.  I  believes that the end product in photography is a quality  print and this is what I  strive to produce   for My work has been published both in the UK and abroad.   ruthgrindrodlandscapephotography.co.uk I have been travelling to Nairnshire in the Highlands of Scotland for a number of years, usually

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12 Best Cameras for Landscape Photography (and how to choose the best one for you)

To be the best landscape photographer , you need to have the technical knowledge, skills, experience, and of course, the best camera. While smartphone cameras can do wonders in taking breathtaking nature photos, a professional camera is always a better option to take stunning landscape images.  If you want to be the next Marc Adamus, one of the best nature photographers in the world, then you should consider investing in the best camera for landscape photography. Check out this buying g

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End frame: Metaflora Series, Walter Chappell

Kimberly Schneider Kimberly Schneider was born in Chicago, in 1977. As a teen, she was always taking photos, but it wasn't until she started working for a photographer in 1999, that she decided to make photography a career choice. She graduated from Colorado State University in 2002, with a BFA in photography (and minor in philosophy), and has been based in New York City for the past 15 years. Kimberly lives and breathes photography, and is truly dedicated to the art of the handmade p

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Time-Lapse Photography 101

Time-lapse photography is a technique that anyone can easily master. The popularity of this photography style has increased for the past few years. It captures a series of motions which can last for hours to days (even months). The end product is comprised of compress all the changes in motion – compressed into a short video.  To put it simply, time-lapse is done by capturing tons of photos within a specific interval (which is a slower rate compared to its playback). With time-lapse

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Less is More

James Peck I am an amateur photographer living in London starting to take my journey with photography further. I have a passion for nature and landscape photography. It gives me another reason to explore and travel when I’m not working. The images I like to create typically are very dynamic and dramatic. For me there’s nothing more satisfying than chasing a perfect shot. That chase of perfection and the mentality that everything can be improved is what gets me shooting, and what g

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Issue 240 PDF

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Bottomlands: Luminous/Anonymous

Douglas Butler Doug is a lifelong writer and relatively recently started exploring creative, expressive photography. He explores photography obsessively—his wife will have you believe—all over the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts as well as the rest of New England and where ever he may find himself. Much like his writing, Doug’s photography strives to be an expression that amounts to more than what can be found simply within the four corners of the finished product. After a

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Graham Nobles I started in the landscape photography business in the late 1980s and have greatly enjoyed the travel and the wonderful places it has taken me. In what now seems another life, I was put forward as the photographic author for the book "Anthony Hopkins' Snowdonia", produced in conjunction with the National Trust Snowdonia Appeal. There then came two further books; "The Yorkshire Dales" with writer and broadcaster Richard Mabey (Food for Free, Flora Britannica, Nature Cure), a

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Franka M Gabler

Franka M Gabler Franka Gabler is a photographer based in California. For many years Franka has drawn her inspiration from subtle, moody, often intimate landscapes – compositions somewhere between detail/abstract and the wider view. Franka’s photographs are published in several books and publications. Currently her work is represented in several galleries and has been featured in numerous exhibits. frankagabler.com Michéla Griffith My images combine an early love of drawing a

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The Ultimate Guide To Prism Photography

Photography is an art that requires getting in touch with our creativity. It requires trying new things so you can step up your game. The use of prisms as accessories to add color and effects to your photos could elevate the artistic dimension of your photographs to a whole new level. Moving with different angles and wavelengths will give each capture its uniqueness and individuality. Photography could be a way to bring out the artist in you. Photographers express themselves through th

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Light and Dark

Alistair Young I live on the Isle of Skye where I wander the hills and mountains of the northwest highlands, documenting landscapes with photography and Gaelic poetry. A software developer for 25 years, a university lecturer for 14 but a walker and mountaineer for 40 and always with a camera and notebook to hand. Occasionally the bathroom doubles as a darkroom for trips with the Bronica, reliving the moments as the prints emerge into the light. gabbrophotography.uk Sally McDona

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Conversations With Nature by Eric Bennett

I first heard of Eric Bennet after listening to one of Matt Payne’s podcasts. Although the photography was excellent, a notch above the usual in many ways, I thought his work was similar to many other “well-travelled” photographers. It was the images from areas closer to his home that got me more interested though. For each image of a Patagonian Peak, there was a more interesting photograph of the Wind River Range, Wyoming. For each Icelandic aurora, there was an intimate of Uinta, Utah.

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How To Master Night Photography: Equipment + Tips

It’s undeniable that night photography, for some, is challenging. If you’re one of those photographers who are used to taking photos during the day, then this is good news for you. Night photography is not that hard to learn.  There are tips and tricks to guide you on how to master this craft. If you’re on a mission to improve your night photography skills, you’re in for a treat. Let this post be your guide and how to master night photography.  What You Need for Night Photography F

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James Lane

James Lane James Lane is an English landscape photographer, was born and raised in Yorkshire, is a physics teacher and has various degrees in earth sciences, for what that’s worth. James has been a photographer for three and a half years and has no formal artistic education. If you really want to learn more about James, just look at his photographs or reach out to him on social media or via email. James is always happy to speak photography with anyone! jameslanephotography.com Mi

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End frame: Radiant Mountain Aspen by Christopher Burkett

Linda McKnight I have been a book designer, art director and photographer for several decades. I primarily designed photography or illustrated books and have become intimately familiar with the work of many photographers, whose work has influenced my own photography in both conscious and unconscious ways. lindamcknightphotography.com “Luminous” is a word that best describes Christopher Burkett’s photographs. Burkett is an American landscape photographer and a master of colour a

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Obsession With Ice

Randall Romano I have had a long history in photography ranging 40 years, including a part time span as a commercial photographer, while working another full time job and raising four children. In 2012 I got serious about photography and study master photographers, which lead to a four year project of street photography Yet in 2020 during the pandemic I found my way back to nature and landscape photography, where my love for photography began. randallromano.com The structure of

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10 Best Cameras for Outdoor Photography Portrait and Guiding Tips

A photo studio will always have controlled lighting, thus making it the perfect location for portrait photoshoots . You don’t have to worry about sunny days, harsh weather conditions, and running out of batteries.  But where’s the fun and challenge in that? How about thinking outside the box and testing your skills in outdoor portrait photography? How will you become one of the best photographers if you stick to your comfort zone?  Portrait photography in a studio may seem to be a sa

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Benches in the Landscape

Adrian Cann As a brief introduction, I am a forty something year old photographer, originally from Coppull, a small village in Lancashire but I have lived on the Isle of Anglesey for the last seven years. I studied for a degree in photography at Blackpool Fylde College, back in the days when spending hours in a dark room was the equivalent of Lightroom and Photoshop and you had to savour every frame taken on 35mm or medium format film! The days of shooting on film have long gone for

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End frame: Broichbachtal 41 by Manfred Geyer

‘Your own photos are never enough.’ Robert Adams’ observation (from his book Why People Photograph) has adorned my profile page on Flickr since I joined in 2006. Community is important for a variety of reasons. Since the death of my wife at the end of 2015 I have spent a lot of time in the woods, often exploring the quite dense woodlands within the suburbs of north Leeds. I know I want to be among the trees. I know that carrying my camera enhances and intensifies the experience. When I a

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Benches in the Landscape

Adrian Cann As a brief introduction, I am a forty something year old photographer, originally from Coppull, a small village in Lancashire but I have lived on the Isle of Anglesey for the last seven years. I studied for a degree in photography at Blackpool Fylde College, back in the days when spending hours in a dark room was the equivalent of Lightroom and Photoshop and you had to savour every frame taken on 35mm or medium format film! The days of shooting on film have long gone for

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Canon Lenses: The Smart Choice For Everyday Photographers

Canon lenses are the perfect choice for any photographer who wants to take their craft seriously. Yes, they may be more expensive in comparison with other brands but it is well worth every penny of that investment if you want your photos to look as professional and polished as possible.  While some cheaper alternatives can make a difference when taking pictures on occasion or shooting casual subjects like vacations or family outings where there's less pressure, Canon should always be at the

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Canon 35MM EOS - 4 Things You Should Know

Canon's 35mm EOS has been a staple in the photography industry for decades. It is one of Canon's most popular lines, and it still holds up to modern standards!   This model was released back in 1971 (making it an iconic piece) -It features many functions that were not included on other cameras at first release date such as autofocus and autoexposure controls -The viewfinder has a good size with great visibility which makes framing shots easier than ever before   You know your DSLR

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