7 common landscape photography mistakes (and how to avoid them)

Photographer photographing landscapes in Snowdonia
(Image credit: Future)

Landscapes are one of the most popular and inspiring subjects to photograph, and there are many different ways in which you can capture them. From wide-open vistas full of depth of field to tightly framed scenes that hone in on a detail or texture to moody monochrome images and serene long exposures, you can stretch your creative vision far and wide. 

But despite the variety of ways in which you can capture the natural world, there are some common pitfalls that can trip up even the more experienced photographer. You shouldn’t sweat these, though. We all go through them and it’s a natural part of the learning process. The important thing is to learn from those mistakes and use them as an opportunity to improve and grow as a photographer. 

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