5 Reasons to Use a Telephoto Lens for Landscape Photography

Telephoto lenses may not be the most popular landscape photography lens, but – when used correctly – they can produce consistently excellent results. I do telephoto landscape photography all the time, and in this article, I share my top five reasons to use this long lens for shooting landscapes. So if you’re ready to start … Read more

8 Tips for Choosing a Great Portrait Photography Location

Every portrait photography session requires an ideal location. After all, location determines the background, foreground, and other key elements of the composition. But how do you find the perfect place for portrait photography? How do you find foregrounds and backgrounds that complement and improve the object? In this article, I share my top eight tips … Read more

Why Lens Coatings Are So Important in Photography

In recent years, some lens designers have updated their lenses with new lens coatings. For example, Pentax’s new limited lenses feature an existing optical design with only a few improvements, including better lens coating. When testing such lenses, reviewers generally agree that new lens coatings significantly improve image quality (especially contrast and flare), but never … Read more

3 Important Visual Factors for Better Landscape Photography

How do you ensure your photos make a lasting impression? Is there a formula that can help you achieve better visual design? Landscape photography goes far beyond simply documenting a certain place through photographs. It’s not just about traveling to take pictures of a place. The profound goal of a landscape photographer is to find … Read more

Flares, Spots, and Sunbursts: Dealing With the Sun in Landscape Photography

Having the sun in your shot when shooting sunrise or sunset landscapes adds a lot to the impact of your photos. But how do you deal with unwanted smudges and glare? Although landscape photography can be done at any time of the day, it is undoubtedly more common to photograph landscapes during the golden hour, … Read more