Brought me to the next level.
"This course helped understand new ways of improving my winter photography. I enjoyed the full manual shoot video. Things I never thought to consider when shooting manually."
Julian Stocker, Norway
"I enjoyed going through the course. There was a lot of useful information from clothes layering to way more. The photography info was really well done and the composition ideas very useful.
I liked that it was short and yet complete. I will refer back often."
Elaine Flournoy, USA
February 18, 2017
What do we mean by layering? Simply put, it is placing clothes over your clothes to stay warm. Just like putting a jersey on when it cold or a rain jacket on when it rains.
The middle layer / Insulation Layer is exactly as it sounds, it insulates. By trapping air between the fibres of the fabric you become cocooned in a vacuum of warm air, (do you have an image of a force field in your mind?). Feathers or down are a great example of this. Look for brands that make performance down jackets that will fit nicely underneath your top layer. We like the down jackets from RAB but any similar looking mid layer will work great. There are multiple fabrics that provide a great insulation layer with the core principle that there is empty space between the fibres that can be filled by air.
The outer layer protects you from the weather extremes. When choosing an external jacket, look for something that is both water and windproof like these.
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