Landscape Photography
Landscape Photography <ul><li>Shows different spaces in the world, often vast and undending…….. </li></ul><ul><li>Most pho...
Maximize Your Depth of Field <ul><li>Choose a large DOF that allows for all parts of your image to be in focus and…. </li>...
Use a Tripod or stable surface! <ul><li>With less light coming in (remember the large number aperture?) results in slow sh...
Use Camera Self Timer <ul><li>When you press shutter release you shake the camera!  Use a self timer! </li></ul>
Look for a Focal Point <ul><li>Give your viewers eyes something to focus on! </li></ul><ul><li>A waterfall, a tree, a leaf...
Think Foregrounds <ul><li>Foregrounds give the viewer something to look at right away while providing depth to the photo <...
Consider The Sky <ul><li>If sky is bland and boring, don’t let it dominate the photograph – Place it in upper 1/3 </li></u...
Lines <ul><li>When used in foreground it gives the viewer a path to follow in the photo </li></ul>
Capture the Moment <ul><li>Crashing waves, Moving cars, Wind in the trees… </li></ul><ul><li>Use a slower shutter speed an...
Work With the Weather <ul><li>Sunny days are not always the best! </li></ul><ul><li>Cloudy days with dramatic lighting sho...
Work the Golden Hour <ul><li>Best times to shoot are in the morning and afternoon, mid day is for relaxing! </li></ul>
Think about your horizon <ul><li>Is it straight? </li></ul><ul><li>Where is it placed? </li></ul>
Assignment <ul><li>4  different  landscapes </li></ul><ul><li>Can be entirely natural or include urban elements </li></ul>...
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  1. 1. Landscape Photography
  2. 2. Landscape Photography <ul><li>Shows different spaces in the world, often vast and undending…….. </li></ul><ul><li>Most photographs have unlimited depth of field…. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Maximize Your Depth of Field <ul><li>Choose a large DOF that allows for all parts of your image to be in focus and…. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Use a Tripod or stable surface! <ul><li>With less light coming in (remember the large number aperture?) results in slow shutter speeds. Use tripod to reduce BLUR! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Use Camera Self Timer <ul><li>When you press shutter release you shake the camera! Use a self timer! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Look for a Focal Point <ul><li>Give your viewers eyes something to focus on! </li></ul><ul><li>A waterfall, a tree, a leaf, a boat…. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember Composition </li></ul>
  7. 7. Think Foregrounds <ul><li>Foregrounds give the viewer something to look at right away while providing depth to the photo </li></ul>
  8. 8. Consider The Sky <ul><li>If sky is bland and boring, don’t let it dominate the photograph – Place it in upper 1/3 </li></ul><ul><li>If it is dramatic include it on lower 1/3. </li></ul><ul><li>Filters, Filters, Filters! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Lines <ul><li>When used in foreground it gives the viewer a path to follow in the photo </li></ul>
  10. 10. Capture the Moment <ul><li>Crashing waves, Moving cars, Wind in the trees… </li></ul><ul><li>Use a slower shutter speed and add these elements as focal points </li></ul>
  11. 11. Work With the Weather <ul><li>Sunny days are not always the best! </li></ul><ul><li>Cloudy days with dramatic lighting show up great on film! </li></ul>
  12. 12. Work the Golden Hour <ul><li>Best times to shoot are in the morning and afternoon, mid day is for relaxing! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Think about your horizon <ul><li>Is it straight? </li></ul><ul><li>Where is it placed? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Assignment <ul><li>4 different landscapes </li></ul><ul><li>Can be entirely natural or include urban elements </li></ul><ul><li>Contact sheet due: 4/1/10 (No kidding!) </li></ul><ul><li>4 Prints Due: 4/9/10 </li></ul><ul><li>The days are longer, the weather nicer, now get out and shoot! </li></ul>

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