Archive for the 'In the Field' Category

Photographing Waterfalls

September 11th, 2017

A rainy day is perfect for waterfall photography. I’m sure that I have said that in past articles and videos. This time I want to actually show you that this is true. So last weekend I had enough of the rainy summer, which prevented me from persuing most of my landscape photography plans for the[…]

In part 1 and part 2 of this article series I talked about the preparation, the equipment and the techinques I use during a seascape shoot. In this installment I’ll focus on a very certain aspect of seascape photography, the capturing of the waves’s motion and energy as they break at the shore. While it’s[…]

The salt in the air, the sound of the waves, the sand beneath my feet. Photographing seascapes is not only about the final photos, it’s about the whole experience. I enjoy those times at the coast, even if sometimes I return empty-handed. Part one of this little series on photographing seascapes was about preparation. Now[…]

During the seven years I’m now photographing landscapes one of my favourite subjects has always been the sea. I love to photograph rocky coastlines, steep cliffs dropping straight into the ocean, waves breaking around huge sea stacks, but also the tranquillity of secluded coastal villages. In this article I want to share with you some[…]

Sometimes having an ND-Filter in front of the lens alone just isn’t enough to achieve the desired exposure times. In this case the solution is to switch to smaller apertures. But while this increases the exposure time it also introduces diffraction. Take this photo of Antibes for example. I shot it at f/9,5 for very[…]

An introduction to Focus Stacking

September 23rd, 2014

One of the first things I learned in photography was the relationship between aperture and depth of field. A particularly interesting fact for landscape photography is that selecting a smaller aperture results in a larger depth of field. If I wanted to take a photo that contains elements in the near foreground and a detailed[…]

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