• Thursday , 28 May 2020

7 SIMPLE photography TIPS I wish I knew EARLIER

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I was looking through some old photos and realised how far I have come in the last few years. So I tried to understand why and came up with these 7 photography tips that help me improve my landscape photos. I really think they made a big difference and helped me take great shots. From understanding your camera better to light and composition.

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30 Comments

  1. Nigel Danson
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    Thanks for watching! The link for the app mentioned in video is http://geni.us/Photopills 👍

  2. Majim
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    I just started getting into photography with a second hand LX100. Something i learned after a few days of doing photography is to clear your mind from other people impression of you. I always felt anxious every time i take a photo, because people around me are watching and judging my method and gears i used. It really messed up the shot I'm trying to take because my mind is already thinking of quickly getting away from the spot.

  3. Dmitry H
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    What a nice person! It was really exiting.

  4. David Wamback
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    My ah moments for landscape:
    Composition: Pre visualize. Move feet, left, right, forward, back, and the camera higher or lower. I won't set up the tripod until I find the composition I want.
    Exposure: I'm a big proponent of aperture preferred. On windy days I like manual with auto ISO. In both instances exposing to the right using the histogram & exposure compensation dial. Bracket. I like to take multiple images on windy days. Use the lowest ISO possible within the confines of the conditions.

  5. Johnny Walker
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    Really cool video, I especially like the part about simplifying, that really struck a chord and will no doubt help me loads. The part that lost me completely was where you did your little drawing of the mountains and getting it all on focus – I couldn't make head nor tail of that part (I think)… I watched another video where he says to split the scene in to thirds (horizontally), point the camera down to the first third, half press to focus, then raise the camera and fully press the shutter… Is that the same or similar to what you're explaining?

  6. Azhureus
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    Thanks man, wanna start shooting, ordered Fujifilm X-T100, tips like this will come handy.

  7. Eugene Strizhok
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    "okay. let's get straight into" at 1:fucking:55.

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    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

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  9. Framarz Mohammad
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    Could you explain the chractristics of Olympus Mark2? Is it a good camera?

  10. Bao Doan
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    First time watching your video and I thought you're a Photography Lindybeige.

  11. Christopher Buckenham photography
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    Iam not a landscape photographer my reason for useing manual is the conditions I work in the cameras auto caperbilty just doesn't work. The rest is good advice that I use a lot.

  12. Robert W Quaranta jr
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    pay attention to the lightand think about the focus

  13. Brottochstraff
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    You are absolutely right! I got my 16mm lens a while back, and now that i think about it, it actually made my images worse because im tryting to get everything in all the time. Time to dust off the 70-200 again!

  14. Arnaud Malan
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    Awesome video! I was kind of expecting to see the usual, almost-cliché things like rule of thirds, using manual mode instead of auto, etc. You actually brought out some more unique and valuable tips. Thank you!

  15. Rathan Sherigar
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    love the way you say much much..
    very informative video..thanks for sharing and telling all the little importance of the photographer and the vast knowledge involved to get just one perfect picture..all down to earth info.. thanks..

  16. Dale Watkins
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    Thank you, and quickly…the histogram has helped me the most as of late. I tend to not get out nearly enough, as I tend to not feel I want to go out on days with bad light (rainy/dull days) of which we've had many lately here in western Canada, but generally finding good light and the histogram do it for me.

  17. jamestdoe1
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    not sure if you're still reading comments on this, but I'm confused about your point on focusing – rather than focusing on infinity on a mountain range, focus on the mountains instead? Is there any notable difference between focusing to infinity on mountains that are miles away and focusing on "nearly" infinity at those same mountains?

  18. Powerbounce
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    Play at 1.25x

    You are welcome

  19. DeepForest
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    It's Nikon ['naikon].
    You mispronounce it.

  20. Gear Focus
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    Great tips and video.

  21. Michael O'Brien
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    I liked your comment about taking things out. I very much like capturing small elements and making them beautiful. I live outside of Washington DC and nothing gives me more pleasure than someone looking at a photo of a well-known landmark like the Jefferson Memorial or US Capital and say "This is stunning. Where is it?" and the. Watch their astonishment ad the recognize what it is once I tell them.

  22. Sound Enthusiast
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    i like having some of my shots totally messy with detail. finding a way to compose a complex scene is a challenge itself.
    powerlines with the right light and a lot of clutter can create a really engaging image.

  23. Scarletsunset
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    Beautiful photos. Thanks for sharing tips. I love landscape photography.

  24. Subhajit Bhattacherjee
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    simplification tip taken you've opened my eyes to an entirely new way of photographing my world

  25. Gaël B
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    Your photos are great but you also make really wonderful and high quality YouTube videos ! Thank's for sharing your passion and all your tips !

  26. Peter Anastasiou
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    Tripod

  27. Can Köseoglu
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    Thanks for the great video. My favorite tip is definitely the 'simplification'. That is what I've been trying to do recently. I realized I was drown in unnecessary details all this time when I saw several photographers on Instagram creating amazing content with 'simple' compositions. Simple is not necessarily easy though. 🙂 I would like to ask about tip no 2 where (as far as I understood) you recommended prioritizing the quality of the shadows by overexposing the highlights if required. Most photographers I have seen recommend the opposite as it is very difficult to recover the details from the overexposed highlights -if not impossible. Recovering the details from the underexposed shadows on the otherhand is fairly easier even though you have some noise in it. Don't you lose the details when you overexpose highlights and then reduce the exposure in post-processing? And finally, I really wonder where was your focus plane in the second Iceland shot (around 17:22 in the video). Did you focus on the mountains as you mentioned in your focus tip or did you focus on the rocks in the foreground? I always wonder how people produce such crisp images in such a huge depth of field. I suppose one must use the range f/11 up to f/22?

  28. Raykenn1
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    I have watched a 2 hour photo class on LinkedIn and I just got more out of your video in a fraction of the time. Thank you !

  29. Alexander Bartram
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    How is this guy so out of breath from just sitting down?

  30. Crasheyable
    December 16, 2019 at 16:25

    Nice tips but I learned to almost always rather underexpose and not overexpose cuz it´s easier to edit afterwords?? The little more noise isnt that big of a problem.

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