Category Archives: Landscape Photography

Using Spot Weighted DxO Smart Lighting with Landscapes

Before getting into this short article, I’d like to thank one of our readers, William Jones, for sharing his experiences with me and being the creative spark for this article. Using the Spot Weighted tool in DxO Smart Lighting when working with landscape images is something I hadn’t really considered in the past. Continue reading Using Spot Weighted DxO Smart Lighting with Landscapes

Landscape Photography Considerations

Before launching into this article I’d like to thank one of our readers, Srikanth, for his recent comment on my The Power of Simplicity article which served as the spark for this posting. This article discusses some simple landscape photography considerations that you can keep in mind which may help you create better quality images. This posting also raises some other things to consider when shooting landscape images with cameras of different sensor sizes.  Continue reading Landscape Photography Considerations

New Zealand Roads Part 1

As photographers it can sometimes be an interesting creative experiment to shoot to a theme. Before we left for our recent trip to New Zealand I decided to include some images of roads as a part of our field work for our upcoming photography e-book. For those of us that enjoy driving holidays, roads can tell us a lot about a destination. In many ways they are the soul of a country. Let’s take a look at some New Zealand roads…mainly on the North Island. This is Part 1 of a two part article. Continue reading New Zealand Roads Part 1

Wai-O-Tapu through the eyes of a beginner

During our recent trips to the western USA and New Zealand my wife has started capturing quite a few photographs, mainly using a Nikon 1 V2 fitted with a 1 Nikon 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD zoom. This article will give readers a glimpse of Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland through the eyes of a beginner. Continue reading Wai-O-Tapu through the eyes of a beginner

Increasing Landscape Image Impact

We’ve all faced situations where the jpeg file of an image we’ve created just seems flat and lifeless, even though we may like the original composition. When this happens it can be a very disappointing experience. I’ve been shooting in RAW + jpeg fine for many years as I always like to see how my camera has captured a jpeg file. This helps me determine a game plan when using the RAW version of the file. This article features an image from a recent trip to New Zealand and illustrates how increasing landscape image impact can be quick and simple. Continue reading Increasing Landscape Image Impact