Romancing the Landscape, Part 1 By Moose Peterson

1 hr 40 min

Join landscape and wildlife photographer Moose Peterson as he gets his first chance to shoot the beauty of Monument Valley. Moose talks about his preferences for camera gear and how he composes landscape shots. He shares some tips for predicting what the weather is going to do, and goes through the entire workflow for creating a time lapse video to share the experience of a changing landscape. Follow Moose as he photographs one of the most impressive landscapes in America.

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It takes very little gear to be successful. The most important thing to bring on a shoot is passion
Moose talks about composition, f-stops, depth of field, split filters, and whole lot more
Choosing the best photos and making black and white conversions using Photomatix Pro and Photoshop
How to work with exposure to manipulate the feeling of the light
Moose shares some trivia and tips that he learned from his dad
This is a cool way to present the movement of the landscape and share it with people
Beginning in Bridge, moose picks the images he ants to use, then shows how he assembles the time lapse
Moose meets up with a local man who agrees to pose for some photos in Monument Valley
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Moose Peterson


A Nikon Legend Behind the Lens, Lexar Elite Photographer, recipient of the John Muir Conservation Award, Research Associate with the Endangered Species Recovery Program, published in over 130 magazines worldwide, author of 23 books, and lecturing across the country to thousands upon thousands of photographers barely covers the work and go...

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    I am soaking all this up like a sponge! The info we are getting from Moose here is pure gold dust.

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    Watching these session on location with Moose is actually therapeutic. Try it next time you are stressed. If not being swept away by the location itself, you will find yourself melting in chuckles over Moose’s antics. Keep these coming! —- Yes, please post my feedback

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    Thank you! I “get it” now!!!! —- Yes, please post my feedback

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    Fantastic training!! —- Yes, please post my feedback

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    Thank you for sharing your 30 years of experience with me. You have a knack for expressing feelings through photography. I feel I’m beginning to “get it” after this session. You are a master photographer and teacher. —- Yes, please post my feedback

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    I am expanding from underwater photography to land and have found I like Moose’s style and approach to photography. Look forward to seeing the rest of the series. Lots of great info to help me in my journey! —- Yes, please post my feedback

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    I am lovin’ the Moose man. He’s a legend. More please!

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    excellent information

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