This short workshop is designed to teach you everything that I feel you need to know to take great landscape photos. I welcome your feedback and questions!
Text of Landscape Photography Workshop
2. Equipment Digital SLR Interchangeable lenses Wide angles Plan ahead, buy the best (L) you can afford Memory cards/hard drives (x2) Tripod Sturdy, but light Remote shutter release or camera 2s timer Filters 3x neutral density and grad ND, circular polarizer Do your lenses all have same front element diameter (72 or 77mm)? Camera backpack Comfortable, weatherproof, discrete Photo editing software Lightroom or Photoshop w/ Nik Veveza 2 plug-in (must have!) 3. Know how to use your camera What mode should I use? Aperture (Av) ! Take control of the f-stop (and film speed/ISO) The camera does the rest! What ISO should I use? As low as you can! Grainy images above ISO 400 When do I need a tripod? Not always! Shutter speeds slower 1/100s When do I need filters? Almost always! When do my images need photo editing? Always! 4. More about Aperture (Av) mode 5. More about Aperture (Av) mode 6. Filters Circular Polarizer 7. Filters Circular Polarizer 8. Filters Neutral Density 9. Filters Graduated Neutral Density Some shots need 2 Hand hold a Cokin! 10. Photo editing $900 $260$140 11. Photo editing $900 $260 $140LUCKY STUDENTS!! $190$90 $100 12. My buddys favorite picture 13. One of my favorite pictures 14. One of my favorite pictures 15. Composition Level horizon Rule of thirds Leading lines Symmetry/patterns Viewpoint Depth Framing Cropping Experimenting 16. Level horizon You lose image size if must correct in photoshop! 17. Rule of thirds 18. Rule of thirds 19. Rule of thirds 20. Rule of thirds 21. Rule of thirds 22. Leading lines 23. Leading lines 24. Leading lines 25. Leading lines 26. Leading lines 27. Depth 28. Depth 29. Depth 30. Depth 31. Depth 32. Symmetry/patterns 33. Symmetry/patterns 34. Viewpoint 35. Viewpoint 36. Cropping 37. Cropping 38. Cropping 39. Framing 40. Framing 41. FramingandCropping 42. Experimenting 43. Background 44. Background 45. The MAGIG Hour! How long does it last per day? 46. 30 minutes before sunrise 47. 30 minutes after sunrise 48. 30 minutes before sunset 49. 30 minutes after sunset 50. The MAGIG Hour! How long does it last per day? What percentage of your shooting? 51. The MAGIG Hour! How long does it last per day? What percentage of your shooting? AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE! 52. The MAGIG Hour! How long does it last per day? What percentage of your shooting? AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE! What about the rest of the day? 53. The MAGIG Hour! How long does it last per day? What percentage of your shooting? AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE! What about the rest of the day? Eat, sleep, hike, drink, fish, drive, or. 54. Research/Plan the next shoot Internet: websites, blogs, message boards www.pbase.com/bjrhodes01 www.naturephotographers.net www.fredmiranda.com Books Photographing the Southwest Maps/GPS, Google Earth Safety/weather/sun reports Local photographer galleries Gift shops 55. and hope for a touch of good fortune! 56. The Golden Rule