Landscape Photo Tips
Taking holiday snapshots with your digital camera is one thing but if you want to take powerful landscape photos then you need to keep the following tips in mind. While a good camera can help it won’t matter of you have a Sony, Canon or Olympus digital camera unless you use the correct settings and the right add on equipment. Obviously, the most important decision you will make in landscape photography is the location followed closely by the time of day you take the shots.
Timing Your Photography
Timing for landscape photography is very important and it is best to start early in the morning or late afternoon. This is not only because of the great sunset and sunrise shots you can get but also because of the richer colours and stronger contrast available. Light in the middle of the day tends to be ‘flat’ or in Summer, too bright.
We are all landscape photographers some time in our lives no matter how professional our camera is. You have probably unwittingly taken ‘landscape’ photos when you are on holidays or even just out and about. Strangely, there are photos of nature that we all like more than others and there is a formula to achieving this with all of your shots.
The biggest thing to remember when taking large scale shots of a landscape is the rule of three. Your photo should be broken up into three portions and the easiest way to do this is: