In this B&H video, National Geographic photographer and Canon Explorer of Light Keith Ladzinski shares his experiences in the field and the techniques, gear, and solutions he's used along the way.
0:00 - Introduction
0:37 - Versatile Bag
1:15 - The Great Lakes
17:41 - Speedlights
27:56 - Panning
25:05 - Monoheads
27:37 - Multimode
29:09 - Light Painting
30:57 - Exposure
31:41 - Split ND Filter
34:09 - Get Wide
35:57 - Get Low
40:50 - Creativity on a Budget
43:17 - Q&A
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Join Sony Alpha Collective Member Mahesh Thapa as he shares tips, techniques, and accessories for mobile photography.
0:00 - Introduction
1:21 - About this Presentation
3:00 - Filters
10:52 - Mounts
18:46 - Tripods & Bag
28:58 - In the Field
43:19 - Q&A
52:44 - Final Thoughts
Landscape photographer Sapna Reddy has mastered the art of translating the emotion of beautiful scenery into a photograph. In this seminar, she explains how the visual language of photography works to create stunning images and how to go beyond the basic rules of composition with more advanced guidelines.
0:00 - Introduction
1:41 - Communicating the Visuals
6:40 - Understanding the Language of Photography
8:18 - Focal Points/Visual Elements
13:15 - Composition
32:34 - Storytelling
45:36 - In Summation/Takeaways
48:19 - More from Reddy
From Svalbard to the South Georgia, Camille Seaman has explored and photographed the Arctic and Antarctic regions. In this presentation, she talks about her beginnings in photography, her first trip to the Arctic, National Geographic, Linblad's ship (The Resolution), and more.
0:00 - Seaman’s Art & Photography Journey
6:59 - Exploring the Arctic & Antarctic
38:00 - Q&A
48:40 - Final Thought
Sapna Reddy and Matt Kloskowski have more in common than colorful photos of birds in nature and soothing landscapes. In this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we investigate how their respective work lives have fueled the technical mastery that allows their creative vision to flourish. We spoke with them both as part of our continuing coverage of B&H’s
The 2022 OPTIC Outdoor, Photo/Video, Travel Imaging Conference or just “OPTIC 2022” is live and in-person again and we are excited to welcome the event’s director, David Brommer, to the program. Brommer will give us a sense of the updated conference, which after two years online is now a fully hybrid in-person and online event. Of course, we at the B
Sony ambassador Colby Brown is back with Maria Perez and Matt Zefi, from B&H, to explore the breathtaking landscapes and diverse wildlife of Ecuador’s Amazon jungle and Cotopaxi Volcano. Perez explains: “We decided to head to Ecuador because we wanted to focus on the evolution from landscape to wildlife photography. After all, you should always be ready to see an awesome animal while shooting beautiful landscapes.”
The YouTube series will cover a variety of important topics when embarking on an adventure of such magnitude, including
While ND filters and polarizers are important gear for photographing moving water, Mahesh Thapa has discovered other essential equipment during his 20 years of landscape photography. Whether you're capturing rivers, creeks, streams, or waterfalls, Thapa’s suggestions for equipment and techniques will help you create beautiful and blurry water photos. Plus, you'll learn a way to make your water look silky without filters!
Do you have any tips for photographing moving water? Go with the flow and share them in the Comments section, below.
Polarizer, neutral density, graduated neutral density, reverse neutral density, or variable ND filter? Professional landscape photographer Mahesh Thapa shares his expertise on, and experience with, using lens filters. You'll learn why you should (or shouldn't) use them, how to use them, and when to use them.
Curious to try lens filters for yourself? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
What are the best settings for landscape photography? Professional photographer Mahesh Thapa covers important topics such as ideal ISO settings, RAW shooting, the histogram, and much more. Once you learn and practice his techniques, you will be able to determine the best camera settings for your landscape photos!
Questions? Post them in the Comments section, below.
Sony Alpha Collective member Mahesh Thapa shares all you need to know about choosing and using APS-C lenses for landscape photography. Are photos taken with crop sensor cameras of lower quality? Can you use full-frame lenses on APS-C cameras? From prime to zoom lenses, ultra-wide angle to telephoto, Thapa will help you decide when building your landscape photography kit.
Do you shoot landscape photos with APS-C lenses? What has been your experience, and are you always pleased with the results? Jump into the conversation in the Comments section
(This episode of the B&H Photography Podcast was originally published on January 20, 2017.)
We are living in a Golden Age of landscape photography. Digital cameras and improved software enable the kind of imaging that, until recently, was only possible via the budgets of large publications and the talents and ambitions of a few select photographers. Ambition and talent remain, and with enhanced dynamic range and color algorithms, higher
It has been a hope of ours for some time to speak with photographer Stanley Greenberg and, considering he’s made three books in the past three years, there is a lot to talk about. Greenberg is known for his large-scale series on subjects like the New York City reservoir and water systems, on giant particle accelerators, telescopes, and dams. His recent projects, however, are an interesting blend of urban exploration and 19th-Century history. We speak briefly
Trying to photograph the night sky but light pollution is getting in the way? Landscape and astrophotographer Jess Santos shares her knowledge regarding light pollution and how to combat it when you’re taking nightscape images. Watch and learn to understand the Bortle Scale, how to find locations, what filters to use, and more.
Where do you want to take night landscape photos? Let us know in the Comments section, below!