By Matthew Storer, Photography Business Owner

Landscape and Nature Photography COMPLETE Guide

Language: English
All Levels

Course description

Create stunning landscape and nature photography images by learning basic photography techniques.

Do you love landscape and nature photography? Do you need additional help to capture the images you've always dreamt of? If so, you've come to the right place. Hello and welcome to Nature and Landscape Photography COMPLETE Guide. This course will give you all the confidence you need to create fantastic landscape and nature photos. Throughout this course, we will cover the best-suited gear for landscape photography, how to achieve perfect exposure, and how to create unique compositions that will make our photography stand out! Join Matthew Storer as he shares his 20+ years of experience in landscape and nature photography from travelling to 100+ countries around the world. We'll explore how to photograph picturesque rivers, sunrises and sunsets, mountains, achieve scale and learn to separate colours in a landscape. Furthermore, master in-camera tips and tricks while understanding what the camera settings are doing to obtain the best results in multiple different photography situations, plus much much more!

Throughout this course we'll cover:

- Understand our camera equipment to achieve the best results. - Learn to master exposure settings and how to read a histogram. - Recognise the best in-camera settings for landscape & nature photography. - How to photography different landscapes in different lighting conditions. - Explore the basic and more advanced composition strategies - Discover how light impacts the landscape in nature photography - Interact with practical and useful assignments to skyrocket your learning ability.

What to expect? Included in the courses are "practical in-field tuition" demonstrating the techniques and essential methods explained in the lecture. As a result, taking you out in the field to explore different lighting condition and compositions allows you to witness when and how to apply the various techniques through a specific step-by-step procedure. To me, the best way to learn is by doing. Therefore, I've structured this course to be practice, helping you with your photography where and when you need it most, out in the field. Think you're ready to create stunning landscape images? Join me in this straightforward step-by-step course, outlaying strategies for helping you to create beautiful, unique photographs. This purpose behind this course is to give you the knowledge, experience and confidence to let you fully control your camera. As a result, this will elaborate your photography knowledge in different situations, elements and landscapes during unique lighting conditions. I've been using these techniques for 20+ years to create award-winning images. Therefore, I will give you the confidence and know-how to create the photos you've always dreamt of capturing. Do you want to learn more about this course? That's fine, click the video below to watch the introduction video.

Who this course is for:

Beginner Photographers Landscape Photographers Nature Photographers Travel Photography Beginner photographer curious about nature photography Beginner photographer curious about landscape photography Beginner photographer curious about travel photography Learn and understand how a camera operates create unique and stunning composition photos Learn how to edit in Adobe Lightroom

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Course overview - 77

  • Module #1: Introduction

  • Module #2 - Photography Equipment

  • Camera for Nature Photography

  • Camera Sensor's Comparison

  • Best Lenses for Landscape Photography

  • Pro VS Budget Lenses

  • Prime Lenses - Are they necessary?

  • Tripods - Cheap VS Expensive

  • Filters - What do you 'actually' need?

  • Extra Recommended Accessories

  • Module #3 - MUST KNOW Basics

  • What is ISO

  • Understanding ISO out in Landscape Photography

  • Understanding ISO in Low Light Photography

  • What is Shutter Speed

  • Understanding Shutter Speed in Landscape Photography

  • Understanding Shutter Speed with a Waterfall

  • What is Aperture

  • The BEST Aperture for Landscape Photography

  • Aperture in Low Light Photography

  • Understanding the Exposure Triangle

  • Why Aperture Priority is the Most Preferred Shooting Mode

  • Module #4 - Advanced Basics

  • Histogram - Why it's important

  • PRO Tip: Expose to the right of the Histogram

  • In Camera Metering Modes - What should you use?

  • The POWER of Exposure Compensation

  • RAW vs JPEG

  • What is RAW and why's it important?

  • The IMPORTANCE of Dynamic Range

  • White Balance - Important or Overrated?

  • Module #5 - Focusing

  • Hyperfocal Distance VS Single Point Focusing

  • Aperture in Focusing

  • Aperture + Focusing + Focal Range

  • Focusing with a wide-angle lens

  • Focusing with a Telephoto Lens

  • Module #6 - Filters

  • How a Polarizer Works near Waterfalls

  • How a Polarizer Reduces Mountain Haze

  • What is a ND Filter?

  • Using ND Filter's to achieve Silky Water

  • What is Colour Cast in Landscape Photography?

  • Module #7 - Exposure in Photography

  • Dynamic Range + Expose to the Right (Histogram Explained)

  • Impact of Light

  • Finding the CORRECT Light for our photography

  • Sunset Photography for PRO'S!

  • How Exposure bracketing helps you take BETTER photos!

  • Module #8 - Basic Composition

  • 3 IMPORTANT composition elements to understand

  • What's the rule of thirds

  • How to frame a subject

  • Creating Leading Lines in the Composition

  • How diagonal lines help the views eye

  • Using "S" and "Z" Curves to enhance the framing

  • Get CREATIVE with different focal lengths

  • Changing the Perspective through framing

  • Simplicity of Reflection Photography

  • Module #9 - Advanced Composition Techniques

  • Telephoto Compositions

  • Focus Stacking to achieve RAZOR sharp results

  • Panoramic Photography and why I love it

  • Creating Scale in our images

  • Miniamalist Photography with Empty Space

  • Creating our OWN leading lines with Long Exposure

  • Module #10 - Editing Landscape Images in Post-Production

  • Basics of Editing in Lightroom

  • Photo Editing Global Adjustments

  • The Power of Local Adjustments

  • ALWAYS expose to the right of the Histogram - PROOF!

  • Use a Grad Filter to your advantage

  • Edit an ENTIRE Image Like a Pro

  • Focus Stack - Photoshop & Helicon Focus

  • REMOVE Colour Cast in Post-Production

  • Blend multiple images together for PERFECT Exposure

  • Stitching Panoramics Images in Adobe Lightroom

Learners who have already enrolled in this course

Meet your instructor

Matthew Storer
Matthew StorerPhotography Business Owner