Do you love the idea of grabbing your camera and heading out to beautiful locations? Then join Matt Kloskowski to learn the basics of landscape photography. This is the class Matt wishes he had when he got started with landscape photography. You’ll learn all about the gear you’ll need, the camera settings you’ll want to use, and all kinds of tips and tricks to help you get tack sharp photos that are composed for impact. By knowing the basics you’ll be more comfortable when you are out on location, so you can enjoy the scenery, and make great photos while you are there.
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Join Matt as he introduces the concepts covered in this class.
Landscape photography is not as gear-centric as many other areas of photography. Matt goes over the types of camera bodies you should consider.
When it comes to lenses there are a few things to take into account.
One of the keys to sharp photos is a sturdy tripod. Once the camera is locked down on the tripod you'll want to fire the shutter remotely.
Learn how to set up your camera to get the best possible landscape photos.
Use exposure bracketing to have the camera automatically take different exposures of the same scene.
There are a couple of essential filters for landscape photography.
With the technical considerations covered you can focus on creating the most compelling composition possible.
The primary times for landscape photography are sunrise and sunset. Matt explains why you'll want to be out at these times of day, and even share a few exceptions to the rule.
Matt shares a few tips for getting great waterfall photos.
Civil twilight, the time just before sunrise or just after sunset, can be a really amazing time to shoot.
Matt wraps up the class with some closing words on landscape photography.
Matt is the full-time Director of Education for Kelby Media Group and a Tampa-based photographer. He's the Editor-in-Chief of Lightroom Magazine, the lead instructor on the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom LIVE…