Posts Tagged: Photography Tips & Tricks



Freelance Nature Photography

Mount Washington from Mount Clay in the White Mountains, New Hampshire.
Mount Washington – White Mountains of New Hampshire
 

Freelance Nature Photography – I am not big into writing about photography tips and tricks or ranting about the photography industry so this could be the only post I make this year focused on the business of nature photography.

How to start a nature photography business and be successful at it is always a hot topic of discussion among photographers. By no means am I an expert in the business of photography, but I do see the same mistakes made over and over by photographers just starting out.

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Sense of Scale, White Mountains

Presidential Range - Sense of Scale, Hikers ascending the Subway Trail in King Ravine. The Subway Trail is a side trail off the King Ravine Trail, which travels through a large boulder field in King Ravine in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA. The subway trail reconnects with the King Ravine Trail and snow can be found in the ice caves of this ravine during the summer months.
King Ravine Trail – White Mountains, New Hampshire
 

Sense of Scale, White Mountains – To create a sense of scale in my New Hampshire White Mountains landscape imagery I try to include people or any object that will help viewers in determining the size of the scene. Including any object in a scene a viewer will recognize the size of works, but using people is usually the best option.

Everyone is familiar with the size of an average person, so the hikers included in these landscape scenes act as a reference point to help gauge the size of the scene. The size and depth of these scenes would be lost if the hikers were not included. And yes, the boulders (above) in King Ravine are huge!

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Photos With A Foreground

Halibut Point State Park in Cape Ann, Massachusetts USA , which is part of scenic New England. Photos With A Foreground – The foreground is defined as part of a scene that is nearest to the viewer. Most photographers believe a strong foreground completes a scene.
Halibut Point State Park – Cape Ann, Massachusetts
 

Photos With A Foreground – The foreground is defined as part of a scene that is nearest to the viewer. Most photographers believe a strong foreground completes a scene. I try to include an interesting foreground subject whenever possible. If done properly, the foreground subject will relate to the scene. It does not always work out this way, but it is nice when it does.

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