Cheat sheet: How to take the perfect landscape shot

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When capturing landscapes, our goal is to faithfully capture the scene as it appears before us. Of course, long exposures and a handful of other scenarios show this rule to be somewhat flexible, but what we typically want in the majority of situations is for the resulting image to appear as accurately coloured, appropriately exposed and detailed as it appears to us in reality.

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Matt Golowczynski

The former editor of Digital Camera World, "Matt G" has spent the bulk of his career working in or reporting on the photographic industry. For two and a half years he worked in the trade side of the business with Jessops and Wex, serving as content marketing manager for the latter. 

Switching streams he also spent five years as a journalist, where he served as technical writer and technical editor for What Digital Camera before joining DCW, taking on assignments as a freelance writer and photographer in his own right. He currently works for SmartFrame, a specialist in image-streaming technology and protection.