Focal lengths. What are they? Why are the important? And how you you know which focal length you need? We deep dive into the world of focal lengths to help new photographers understand what focal lengths they should be using for their photography. Read More
We’ve all been there: waiting for the perfect shot in freezing temps as bitterly cold wind whips through the mountains. The drill is always the same: hop up and down, jog in place, blow warm air down your glove in hopes of bringing some feeling back to your poor, weathered fingertips. We all know what happens but do you know why it happens? Read More
We did it! We made it through 2020 and we're nearing the end of the this complex, frustrating and wildly strange year. As we say goodbye to 2020, we look back at how Mother Nature has fared this year as well as shining a light on some of the awesome organizations we're donating to through our commitment with 1% for the Planet. Read More
There is something about forests that is just simply enchanting, no matter the season you find them in. The eeriness of a bare winter tree, the lushness of a summer tree in full bloom, the comfort of a tree in its golden autumn cloak. Unlike many types of landscape photography, woodland photography doesn't require any special travel. If you live by some trees, you too can jump into woodland photogrphy!
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Youtuber photographers are usually not just photographers, they are also videographers, video editors, storytellers and tv personalities. There’s so much behind the scenes work that go into cultivating a well-craft Youtube channel so this week, we want to share some of our favourite photography Youtube channels we just can’t get enough of. Read More
This Black Friday we are donating all profits from sales to The Norwegian Society for Conservation to help preserve one of the most iconic and recognizable photography locations on the planet: Lofoten. Visiting Lofoten is a dream for most photographers but this pristine location is at constant threat and the NSC is working to keep Lofoten wild. Read more to see how you can help. Read More
The Holiday Season is just around the corner which means it's time to get your Christmas shopping in order. If you're looking to buy a gift for the photographer in your life but you're not sure where to start, check out our Ultimate Gift Guide created for you with input from dozens of real, professional photographers. Read More
For many winter photographers, seeing and photographing the Northern Lights is an absolute dream but unless you are one of the lucky few to live very far north or very far south, you'll likely need to plan a trick to the Arctic to get your fix. Either way, seeing the Northern Lights in person should definitely be a bucket list item for all photographers. Vallerret Ambassador Aurore Alifanti walks us through her best tips for shooting the Aurora. Read More
Highlighting women in photography helps change the perceived conception about photographers and what qualities are necessary to be a professional photographer so we are thrilled to be spending this week showcasing some of our favourite photographers from 2020. Let's jump in!
Always looking to diversify our Instagram feed, we’ve been obsessed with filling our feed with talented macro photographers blurring the boundaries between art and photography. Here are our favourite macro photographers to follow on Instagram right now.
If you've been hunting for the perfect photography bag, you've likely been overwhelmed with the number of choices. With so many options, it can be hard to know where to even begin but don't worry, we're here to help. We asked our ambassadors and pros to chime in on what bag they use and love in the field. Here are their answers. Read More
Birders, unite! Bird photographers are a dedicated bunch determined to give even the tiniest of birds an intimate portrait and a snapshot of their life. Here are our top bird photographers to follow right now! Read More
Bird Photography in winter is not for the faint of heart. Bird and wildlife photographers who stake out their position and patiently wait for the shot for hours on end surely are some of the hardiest photographers in the game but those who are willing to wait it out are usually rewarded with images that not every photographer can get. To get a good shot, you need the warmest of gear so you can wait for your moment in comfort. Here are our best recommendations. Read More
It wouldn't quite be winter without a new photography glove to add to the lineup! Introducing The Gaurdian, our answer for cold weather photojournalists working in the field. We’ve helped landscape photographers, wildlife photographers and urban photographers create their art in comfort and this year, we are introducing The Guardian, a limited edition glove designed for photographers and photojournalists who are tasked with covering conflict areas. This glove is th... Read More
Seeing the world from above is often only a privilege allowed for birds and climbers but with the introduction of affordable drones, birdseye views are often only a Google search away. We are always on the hunt for inspiring photographers pushing the boundaries of their craft and when we came across these drone and aerial photographers, we knew we had to share! Check out their work below and give them a follow on Instagram. Read More
A good winter glove should give the photographer optimal control without compromising on warmth. The Skadi Zipper Mitt PSP is our best glove for drone photography thanks to its extreme customizability, merino wool insulation and touch screen compatible liners. If you're looking to fly your drone in the heart of winter, check out these gloves! Read More
We know finding motivation can be hard but this year, challenge yourself: When the clouds roll in and the rain starts to fall, grab your camera and some rain gear and enjoy the oddly satisfying joys of shooting in the rain. Here are our best tips for getting amazing shots in the rain. Read More
Autumn is here and the peak leaf colour will only last for so long. Have you started preparing for autumn photography? Here are our top tips for awesome Autumn foliage photography. Read More
Feeling a bit lost and unmotivated in light of the current pandemic? You're not alone. The good news is as photographers, we are well trained to adapt and work with unforeseen circumstances. If you're feeling a bit lacklustre in your photography, here are 5 tips to help you feed your creativity during lockdown. Read More
From years of living and thriving in cold places from Alaska to Norway, we have perfected our winter packing list to include everything you need to be warm and have a great shoot without packing up the entire house plus the kitchen sink in your bag (trust us, we’ve been there too.) Here is our go-to winter photography packing list. Read More
Like most types of photography, Wildlife Photography is a lot easier than it looks but with a few tips, any photographer can venture into this exciting field. Vallerret Team Shooter Simon Markhof shares his top tips to help you nail your first wildlife photography shoot. Read More
Bored in quarantine? We've been there. Why not revisit those old photos in Lightroom you've been meaning to get to? Even better, how about some carefully crafted presets from Vallerret Team Shooter Simon Markhof? Boom! Quarantine just got so much better. Read More
Earth Day will celebrate it's 50th year on Wednesday, April 22 amongst one the deadliest pandemics in modern times. How is Covid-19 impacting the climate crisis and how can we keep our environmental focus as we work to contain the virus? Read More
While Lightroom gets the glory as the software of choice for photographers, Photoshop certainly still holds its own, performing tasks that can only be done in Photoshop. One advantage Photoshop has over Lightroom is the ability to add in an overlay which is an easy way to add whimsical elements to your image such as snow, light rays, leaves, etc. Read More