23 Inspirational Winter Photographs To Get Your Gear Out This Season


Winter is a great time to capture magical photographs from snowy landscapes to stunning portraits and macros, this is a time of the year when the light is also soft helping with capturing compelling shots especially during the golden hour. Winter photos will work great if you create contrast like the golden sunlight, or contrast colours on subjects or their outfits, etc.

Here are some images to inspire you to get out and capture some stunning photographs this Winter season.

Winter photography may be done in low light or sometimes under trickier light situations and hence you need to look for the right time and work with the available light to capture stunning Winter photographs. This will require an understanding of light – how light works and how it can be manipulated for capturing brilliant photographs. Take a look at this course, “Understanding Light” by Photzy, to see what this could mean for you.

Photo by Valentin Vlasov
Photo by Nikola Johnny Mirkovic 
Photoby Sandra
Photo by eberhard grossgasteiger
Photo by Andres Herrera
Photo by Aaron Burden 
Photo by Gerald Berliner

Light is the basic building block for any genre of photography and in order to use light effectively and correctly to control the mood in your photos, you need to understand light. Only after understanding light, you will be able to use it to your advantage and take your images to the next level. We recommend you to check out this book “Understanding Light” by Photzy which will help you to master the core concepts of light in photography.

Photo by Dzmitry Tselabionak
Photo by Jonatan Pie
Photo by Dominik Dombrowski
Photo by Tom Barrett 
Photo by Filip Mroz
Photo by Emma Francis
Photo by guille pozzi
Photo by Aaron Burden

In order to understand the key concepts of light and how to make it work in your photography, check out this eBook “Understanding Light” by Photzy which has 88 easy-to-follow pages packed with training, illustrations, and assignments. It covers the key characteristics of light, how to read light in any scene, and much more. The exercises will teach you how to use light for dynamic mages.

Photo by Heather Shevlin
Photo by Zachary Kyra-Derksen 
Photo by Marc Schadegg
Photo by Ravi Patel 
Photo by Andre Benz
Photo by Clever Visuals
Photo by Federico Bottos
Photo by Zdeněk Macháček

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About Author

Dahlia is a stock photographer and full time educator at Light Stalking. You can find her on Gurushots and see some of her more popular articles at The American Society of Media Photographers. Get to know her better here.

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