Archive for the 'Landscape Photography' Category

Photographing Vietnam – Sapa

October 7th, 2018

After visiting Mu Cang Chai we went further north towards Sapa. Of all the areas in northern Vietnam, this one is maybe the most popular. That’s why Sapa town is very crowded and full of hotels and restaurants. We didn’t spent much time there after arriving via Heaven’s Gate. After lunch our guide took us[…]

This summer I visited the Stubai Valley three times. It’s such a beautiful and photogenic area in the Austrian Alps that I just had to come back again and again. And I will certainly do so next year. On my recent trip into the Alps I went to photograph a very special view. The week[…]

There are still some photos and stories to share from my travels around New Zealand’s North Island, back in 2016. In the last article I showed you the coastlines near the Bay of Islands and Whangarei. We spent a wonderful week up there and quite interestingly didn’t encounter too many other tourists. Northland hasn’t become[…]

Expose to the Right

August 16th, 2018

An important concept in Landscape Photography is that of exposing to the right. In order to get the best quality and the lowest noise out of a camera sensor I use this technique basically all the time. So what does exposing to the right mean. The aim here is to brighten up the exposure by[…]

To capture the full dynamic range of a sunrise or sunset it’s often necessary to take multiple exposures of different exposure time and later blend them. To get a clean exposure blend I use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop. But the exposure blending work in Photoshop is only the second step. In order to achieve high[…]

Seascape Photography can be very dynamic. With waves crashing around me the scene is constantly changing. To make the most of it and also to ensure my camera equipment stays dry I follow a certain workflow, which I want to share with you. Over the years I’ve implemented a routine, which I follow when I[…]

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