7. Landscape Photography


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Tips, Tools, and Techniques to Get the Most Out of Your Landscape Photography

I’ll admit, shooting landscapes kind of scares me. They seem easy: Just take a picture where you can see the horizon, right? Naturally, there’s more to capturing a good landscape image than that. You need a combination of location, timing, luck, patience, and not a small amount of stamina—you are working outdoors at the mercy of Mother Nature. But when a landscape photo is done well, you can’t take your eyes off it. The end result is a celebration of light, composition, and the world we live in.

In this chapter, we will explore ...

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