landscapes

Shooting High-Res Thermal Photos of Iceland to Show Nature at Work

A computer vision engineer by day and photographer by night, I never take the path most traveled, especially when it comes to imaging technology. Thermal cameras are one of the most interesting types of cameras, and while they are widely used in industrial, scientific, and military applications, they are largely untouched and unknown to the general public.

Hong Kong Landscapes at Blue Hour

At my arrival in Hong Kong, I was firstly impressed by its incredible urban development in terms of verticality and compactness. However, I discovered soon after that the city’s density was juxtaposed next to sheer wilderness with large lands of preserved nature which cover 70% of its territory.

Photos of Dutch Heather Landscapes Through the Seasons

A few years ago, I published my (still very popular) heather series titled Purple Dream that consisted of images that portrayed the Dutch heather landscapes in August when everything turns purple. But the heather is not only beautiful when it's purple -- it's interesting all year round.

Photos of Dogs in Breathtaking Landscapes

Polish photographer Alicja Zmysłowska has a new photo series that combines her three biggest passions: photography, dogs, and traveling. The images show dogs posing in breathtaking landscapes.

Landscapes Photos That Capture the Beauty of Iran

Photographer Farzad Orsgani was born in Iran and spent the first 16 years of his life there before emigrating. After noticing politics clouding people's perceptions of his home country, Orsgani decided to return to Iran to capture a new perspective through landscape photography.

My Photos of Kyrgyzstan, The Hidden Gem of Central Asia

I just returned from 3 weeks in Kyrgyzstan. As a landscape photographer, I have traveled to lots of countries in the world so I guess I can say I am ‘used’ to beautiful landscapes. Until recently, however, Central Asia was unknown territory for me.

10 Photos That Show the Extreme Drought on the Dutch Coastlines

This year has been a year of extremes in the Netherlands. We had an extremely cold winter with all of the country frozen, including the Amsterdam canals which almost never happens. I took the chance to document the extreme cold of the Netherlands earlier this year. Now, what followed was an extremely hot spring that has now transitioned into summer.

This Timelapse of Canada’s Landscapes Spans 3,400 Miles and 54,000 Photos

Here's a new timelapse video that captures the epic beauty of Canada's vast landscapes. Photographer and filmmaker Florian Nick of Stuttgart, Germany, spent 6 weeks traveling 5,500km (~3,400mi) across British Columbia and Alberta, hunting for beautiful scenery. After shooting 54,000 photos, he turned them into this 3.5-minute video titled "ALIVE."

How to Use the Foreground to Create Depth in Landscape Photos

Sometimes a beautiful landscape scene doesn't look as good on camera as it did to your eye, but that's because translating a 3-dimensional scene into a 2-dimensional space is challenging. Using strong foreground elements in your composition is one way to create depth and counter this problem, as shown in this 8-minute tutorial from Nature TTL.

Out-of-this-World Landscape Photos of the Atacama Desert in Chile

As a landscape photographer, the Atacama desert in Chile has always been a dream trip for me. As the driest desert on Earth, it offers one of the best night skies to shoot astrophotography. Its amazing landscape mirrors those from Mars which makes it one of the most incredible experiences for any photographer and space enthusiast.

These Aerial Photos Show Why Iceland is So Popular for Movies

Everyone knows the classic images of Iceland. The famous Skogafoss, The Black Beach, The Blue Lagoon, you name it. On a recent trip to Iceland, we decided we wanted to shoot something a little bit different.

This Photographer Put a Giant Mirror In a Salt Flat

Australian photographer Murray Fredericks has spent years visiting and photographing the salt flats at Lake Eyre, the lowest point in Australia. For his latest project, titled Vanity, Fredericks brought a giant mirror and created gorgeous, abstract landscape photos at dawn, dusk, and night.

The Dos and Don’ts of Landscape Photography

Seasoned landscape photographer Craig Roberts has some tips for the newbies out there, so get out your pen and pad and listen up: here are some top "Dos" and "Don'ts" for landscape photography.

Lensbaby Edge 50 Optic: This Is Not A Review

Before I bought the Edge 50 optic earlier this year I did a bit of online searching to find out how people were using it, what their thoughts were and what sort of images they were creating with it. I found a few “proper” reviews but struggled to find any “this is what I’m doing and how I’m feeling about it” sort of posts.

Photographer Hacks Security Cameras to Capture Beautiful Landscapes

Marcus DeSieno's Surveillance Landscapes are unlike any other landscape photography series you've probably ever seen. While most landscape shooters trek into the wilds, camera and tripod at the ready, DeSieno captured all of these images from the comfort of his own home... by hacking into security cameras.

Black Dots: Exploring the British Isles with a Large Format Camera

As the winds charge through the mountain pass it takes every effort to forge onwards as your feet slip and your ankles twist. Rivulets soak the track ahead and the sodden-peat moulds itself around your boots. You trudge on under the watchful eyes of a Stag who appears un-phased by this sudden arrival of foul weather.

Kodak Ektar 100: An Ideal, Affordable Film for Landscape Photography

In this article, we won't be talking about cameras and film only. Today I also want to share with you a beautiful region of Ireland that I discovered recently. It's called the Ring of Kerry. But before we start our exploration of the Emerald Island, let me introduce our travel buddy: Kodak Ektar 100.

Gorgeous 8K Timelapse Captures All Four Seasons in Norway

One year of planning, one year of shooting, and four months of post-production is a lot of time to spend on a single timelapse, but photographer Morten Rustad's creation SEASONS of NORWAY makes a good case for the old saying: good things come to those who wait.

A Comprehensive Color Theory Guide for Photographers

We talk about composition a lot, but have you ever really dived into the subject of color theory and thought about how it applies to your photography? If you haven't, you should... and arguably the best place to start is this incredibly comprehensive demo by landscape photographer Dave Morrow.

Real Talk: The Ugly Side of Landscape Photography

To the uninitiated, landscape photography might seem like a pretty swell gig. You imagine traveling to incredible vista after incredible vista, reconnecting with nature, and feeling one with your surroundings. But that, as Thomas Heaton painfully illustrates, is rarely the case.

I Photographed the Wonders of North America on a 15,000 Mile Trip

Back in September 2016, I decided to fulfill my dream of traveling and photographing North America. Without any set itinerary, I hit the road and ended up driving and flying more than 24,000km (~15,000mi), experiencing some of the most amazing scenery and adventures.

Here’s the Golden Ratio in Ansel Adams’ Photos

Artists have long used the golden ratio as a guide for creating aesthetically pleasing art, as it's believed that the human brain is hardwired to find the proportions inherently beautiful. Take a look at the work of legendary photographer Ansel Adams, and you may find the golden ratio tracing out many of their notable features.