Dramatic landscape photography: the secret to adding impact with natural light

Dramatic landscape photography: setting the right white balance

Landscape photography is one of the most popular subjects for photographers. Even if you live in a big city, you don’t have to go too far to find nice countryside or coastal vistas, and scenic shoots are a great way to make the most of the capabilities of your DSLR. But serious landscape photography raises some questions.

In this tutorial we’ll show you some of the best camera settings for dramatic landscape photography and how you can use the natural light more creatively.

Best camera settings for sunsets (free photography cheat sheet)

Best camera settings for sunsets (free photography cheat sheet)

The key to choosing the best camera settings for sunsets is to make sure you capture the sunset’s colours as they are, not how the camera ‘thinks’ they should be.

In our photography cheat sheet we’ve provided some of the ideal settings for sunsets. Use these as a starting point and then let your creativity take over!

Winter landscape photography: how to create a winter wonderland scene

Winter landscape photography: how to create a winter wonderland scene

When you’re shooting winter landscape photography, the window of opportunity for good weather and light is much narrower. In this tutorial we’ll show you everything you need to know before, during and after your winter shoot.

Best arboretum for autumn photography: 7 UK forest parks you shouldn’t miss

Best arboretum for autumn photography: 7 UK forest parks you shouldn't miss

Arboretums in autumn are spectacles to behold, and even more so for photographers who know how to capture their splendour in timeless fashion. Here we’ve rounded up our picks for the best arboretums in the UK for capturing autumn colours and textures.

Pictures of bridges: 10 tips for better bridge photography

Pictures of bridges: 10 tips for better bridge photography

Bridge photography is a favourite subject for travel and landscape photographers alike, but getting quality pictures of bridges isn’t as easy as one might think. Your main subject is static but there are a whole host of other elements to think about. Here we’ve offered 10 bridge photography tips direct from the experts.

Directional lighting: how the angle of the sun can affect your photos

Directional lighting: how the angle of the sun can affect your photos

Should you stand with the sun directly behind your – or should you shoot into the sun and do battle with shadows? Our infographic on directional lighting helps illustrate the effects you can expect from different angles of the sun.