There is a lot of work that goes into capturing amazing landscape photos. You’ll need to scout locations to find the best spots, plan your shots so you can be there in the best light and weather, and of course you’ll need to understand the technical details of exposure. But don’t forget about post processing. Even the best photos will need some work if you are shooting in RAW format. Unfortunately, more time spent editing your photos means less time out in the field actually taking photos.
This free Photoshop action will give your photos a nice faded and desaturated effect.
This free Lightroom preset will convert your color photos into black & white with a slight aged or vintage feel.
Lightroom is extremely useful for organizing your photos and for post processing. With each new version of Lightroom that has been released more and more of your editing and processing can be done directly in Lightroom without needing to even open Photoshop. Another nice thing about Lightroom is that the learning curve is not as steep as Photoshop’s learning curve.
This free Lightroom preset will give your photos a lightened pastel look.
Landscapes are a favorite subject for many photographers and photo lovers. Photographing landscapes provides you with endless opportunities. Whether you are capturing majestic mountains, beautiful sunsets, forceful waterfalls, desert wilderness, or countless other types of scenes, a beautiful landscape photo can touch viewers unlike other types of photos.
There are all kinds of different composition tips and “rules” that you can follow when composing your photos, but one way to create a really interesting photo is to emphasize patterns in your composition. Patterns are all around us. You could photograph a pattern in nature, a pattern in a man-made structure or building, or any other type of pattern that catches your eye.
This free Photoshop action will allow you to easily convert color images to bold black & whites.
When you are composing your photos one way to capture the attention of visitors, and lead that attention to something specific within a photo, is to make use of leading lines. These leading lines will guide interest and allow you to create some really powerful and intriguing photos.