Photographer Ben Wooton's top tips for shooting landscapes differently

Ben Wootton experiments with a range of settings for landscapes with a difference
(Image credit: Ben Wootton)

There is nothing better than spending time outdoors and creating memories with simple photographs. I often look back at my pictures and reminisce – this is something that runs in my genes. My grandparents would often give me photo albums from my childhood. They didn’t mean a lot to me when I was younger, but now I find them to be invaluable. 

In the photo on this page, I want to lead the viewer down the textured path and into the scene, so here’s how I did it. First, I set my camera to f/1.8 to enable shallow depth of field. Next, I amended my shutter speed so the exposure meter on my camera shows in the middle or slightly underexposed. 

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