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Landscape Photography: Winter

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Brand new course on lynda.com!

Learn to make the most of winter’s stark landscapes with this collection of tips and strategies for wintertime landscape photography. Justin Reznick explains where to find great winter scenes, and how to photograph snow, the northern lights, and winter wildlife. He also provides tips for staying warm and dry, keeping your gear in tip-top shape, and making your photos look even better in post.

Topics include:
Location scouting
Photographing the Aurora Borealis
Working with snow
Incorporating wildlife and structures
Editing winter landscape photos
Understanding the gear you need to shoot winter landscapes

Landscape Photography: Winter

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Landscape Photography: Autumn

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Brand new course on lynda.com!

Capture the beauty of the most colorful season with this collection of shooting and post-processing tips from landscape photographer Justin Reznick. Justin shares a photo album from locations such as Zion National Park, where the striking fall color and clear skies make for amazing photography, and reveals tips for capturing great photos in your own backyard. Learn to incorporate water for more dynamic images, capture color in reflections, create interesting compositions from fallen leaves, and experiment with wide-angle and telephoto lenses. Plus, find out how to make your fall photos look their best with Lightroom.

Landscape Photography: Autumn

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Photography Tips: Overcoming Camera and Lens Limitations

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Digital cameras have come a long way, but photographers still bump up against their limitations. The depth of field, aspect ratio, and dynamic range can’t match what our eyes see. But you can reach beyond the capabilities of your camera through a combination of smart shooting strategies and creative post-processing techniques. Landscape photographer Justin Reznick shows how to create perfectly sharp images, front to back, with focus stacking; build epic panoramas; and create high dynamic range images that retain more detail in the shadows and highlights. The tools learned in the course will open up photographers to a whole new world of photographic possibilities—without a large investment in new gear.

Photography Tips: Overcoming Camera and Lens Limitations

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Landscape Photography with Telephoto Lenses

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Get up close and personal with nature. Explore the creative options that telephoto lenses provide in landscape photography. This targeted group of photography tips is for anyone who is interested in isolating subjects, compressing distance, shooting panoramas, or creating abstract and impressionistic images with telephoto lenses. Justin Reznick provides simple guidelines for more effective images, and helps photographers find new uses for this great piece of gear.

Landscape Photography with Telephoto Lenses

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Landscape Photography with Wide-Angle Lenses

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Explore the creative options that wide-angle lenses provide in landscape photography. This targeted group of photography tips is for anyone who is interested in establishing greater depth, shooting panoramas, shooting landscapes at night, or introducing intentional distortion with wide-angle lenses. Justin Reznick provides simple guidelines for more effective images, and helps photographers find new uses for this great piece of gear.

Landscape Photography with Wide-Angle Lenses

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Landscape Photography with Lightroom and Photoshop

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See how far Lightroom and Photoshop can take your landscape photography. Photographer Justin Reznick shares his favorite workflow and processing strategies for making landscape photos look their best. He shows how to organize photos from your shoots in Lightroom, quickly make basic adjustments, and make creative composites with its panorama and HDR features. Adding Photoshop into the mix allows for more fine-tuned control, while plugins such as the Nik Collection and Color Efex Pro expand your creative options. Justin combines all these tools in the final chapter, where he takes on his own landscapes from start to finish.

Landscape Photography with Lightroom and Photoshop.

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New lynda.com course: Photographing the Wintery Coast of New Zealand

There is no off-season for landscape photography. Even winter offers unique image-making opportunities. Follow along with landscape photographer Justin Reznick as he travels to the stormy Punakaiki coast, a beach on the South Island of New Zealand well known for its Pancake Rocks. By taking advantage of breaks in the weather, Justin captures incredible photographs of the ocean waves, rock formations, and stormy skies. Along the way, he’ll teach viewers how to experiment with shutter speed and long exposures, isolate subjects with a telephoto lens, take multiple bracketed exposures, and more. At the end of each chapter, he reviews images from the shoot and demos his post-processing workflow in Lightroom.

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Photographing the Wintery Coast of New Zealand

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