15 Tips for Stunning Mountain Photography!

Have you ever wondered how best to capture the endless splendour and drama of the world of mountains? I am excited to share with you 15 quick tips that I hope will set you on the right path!

Tips for Winter Photography

I am excited to share with you my tips for winter photography, based on several years experience of capturing the frozen, flat winter landscape of Canada's Lake Ontario!

Tips for Powerful Wide Angle Compositions

The wide angle lens is probably the most often used, but also misused, lens in landscape photography. It is a powerful lens, as long as it is used with forethought and for the right scenes. In this article I share with you useful tips for composing powerful wide angle images, and I hope it encourages you to go out there and capture the beauty!

Line as a Compositional Element

I am excited to share with you an excerpt from my new eBook "The Art of Nature Photography", where I discuss in detail the art of composition and the principles of aesthetics. In this excerpt I discuss LINE as a compositional element. Line is one of the formal elements that make up every image, the others being shape, patterns, form, texture, color and tonalities.

The Telephoto for Landscape Photography

In this article I explain why the telephoto lens is my favourite lens for landscape photography and why it is such an important lens to take your photography to the next level!

Balance in Composition

Balance evokes a sense of stability in the viewer. It avoids the tension the viewer feels when he/she notices that the image is, for example, too heavy on one side.

Shapes in Composition

We may not be conscious of it, but we perceive shapes in all our visual interactions with the world. To be clear, a shape is a two dimensional object with a boundary, such as a square, circle or triangle. Since shape is two dimensional, we are most aware of shape in two dimensional visual media such as photographs and paintings....

The Beauty in Simplicity

There is true beauty in simplicity and in this article I give you three quick tips for creating images which are evocative and compelling not only in what they include, but also in what they exclude.

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