How Lack of Story is Killing Landscape Photography

Right now, we are seeing some really questionable things going on in landscape photography.

Trophy hunting, or the act of only trying to copy epic photos of stunning locations, is running rampant.

People are trampling fragile environments with little to no understanding of the harmful effects they cause.

There are countless of stories photographers could tell based on the damages that Instagram has seemed to cause.

Right now, we have to think about what is the cause of these problems.

There has to be something deep down at the root of this.

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How to Take the BEST Black and White Landscape Photography

I started out my photography career with a 35mm film camera that only shot black and white photographs. I loved the whole process of taking the photo and then using a dark room and chemicals to extract the image from photo paper.

After I switched to digital, however, I tended to only shoot color photos.

I LOVE COLOR IMAGES. The impact you can create from a photo with colors is unlike anything I had ever experienced.

But, I never lost my love of black and whites. There’s just something so simple and beautiful about black and white landscape photography.

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5 Things EVERY Photographer Should Remember

Step into the shoes of a photographer for a moment. Well, I guess I should say step into the boots, waders, sandals, or cramp-ons of a photographer since we tend to wear so many types of footwear when we are working.

You’re standing in front of your top bucket list place and you’re holding the camera. The photo is great, but a better composition would be in that fragile ecosystem to your right. Or, another photographer is already standing in the perfect composition setup that you want.

What do you do?

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Dealing With Photography Burnout

The year was 2017 and I had been a photographer for several years.

I love photography and the entire creative process for shooting landscapes.

But I was burnt out. I didn’t want to touch my camera.

This was around the same time that I moved to Haiti too.

I didn’t touch my camera for landscape photography for six months.

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How to Get Better Colors in Your Landscape Photography

Learning how to control color as a landscape photographer is a bigger deal than you think. Color and color pairing in landscapes is essential when it comes to taking better landscape photographs. In this video, I wanted to break down some photo tips of how to control color in landscape photography.

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