5 Free Guides to Help You Capture Better Landscape Photographs


A lot of considerations go into creating a great landscape photograph. From exposure and focus to composition and post-processing, it takes quite an effort to create a magical landscape photograph that captivates viewers.

If you like landscape photography and want to get better at it, we've put together a list of 5 free guides that can help you capture better landscape shots. Do check them out!

(Note: If you want to take your landscape photography up a notch before you take your next trip outdoors, do take a look at Kent DuFault's guide to landscape photography over at Photzy)

Photo by Giuseppe Milo

1. 5 Camera Controls for Landscape Photography

It is important to know how different camera controls affect the final image. In this guide, photographer David Veldman talks about five lesser known camera controls that can vastly improve your landscape photographs and help you capture amazing shots. Do take a look to find out how many of these you already know!

2. Using Perspective to Create Dynamic Landscape Shots

Perspective is an important aspect of composition and in landscape photography, a different perspective can totally change the mood of the image. In this guide, you will learn the various perspective choices you have when composing a shot, and how it determines the mood you create in the shot.

3. 5 Tips for Landscape Shooters From the Great Master Painters

There's a lot that you can learn from the work of great painters. In this guide, photographer David Veldman explores the work of five great masters and tells us how we can take inspiration from them and put it to use in landscape photography. This is a guide that is sure to teach you a thing or two so make sure to check it out.

4. Insights From Beyond the Lens

This eBook on landscape photography covers everything from what gear is best suited to landscape photography to how to make the best use of available light to create stunning landscape images. The author also shares useful insights from his experiences that are sure to motivate you further. Do check it out.

5. 22 Landscape Photography Mistakes

A surefire way to get better at landscape photography (or anything else, for that matter) is to avoid making common mistakes. This concise guide takes you through 22 common landscape photography mistakes and how you can avoid them, with beautiful shots accompanying the tips.

Get Better at Landscape Photography

If you would like to take your landscape shots to the next level by learning the essentials and getting invaluable tips and practical advice, we have something for you – an ebook with 230-plus pages of indispensable knowledge on landscape photography. Click here to get The Complete Landscape Photography Guide.

About Author

Ritesh has been photographing since 2010 and his photographic interests have varied from nature and landscapes to street photography. You can see his photography on Flickr or on his website.

Despite subscribing as requested on the link (for the 2nd time), I couldn’t download “Insights From Beyond The Lens”. This is too bad since I was really looking forward to reading it. This is not the first time that some Light Stalking links have failed. Perhaps someone in your group should take the required time to test links thoroughly before publishing the articles.

Worked fine for me. It just requires you to provide your email address to subscribe to his emails and you’re off and running.

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