August 17, 2015

TUESDAY SHOOTER TIPS:
FROM LANDSCAPES TO RICHES

Shoot more landscapes! Then CASH-IN those skills during winter to tell an epic story of your rider in action.”

It’s all about telling the story and providing the viewer with a window to what you are seeing. By including more landscape in your ski and snowboard photography you can portray the epicness and grandeur of the action in all its glory.
Getting better at landscape photography or to be more precise, looking at the landscape in terms of composition, line and form is going to give your ski and snowboard photography the x-factor.

With summer sharing its’ warmth and long days, it’s the perfect opportunity to go on a mission and shoot landscapes. If you’re not inclined to shoot landscapes normally, then this will benefit you the most.

A couple pointers for starting to shoot landscapes

  • use a medium to high aperture f8 – f18 in order to keep the scene in focus.
  • Include a good foreground element and utilize the rule of thirds.
  • May need to blend exposures to compensate for high dynamic range between the sky and landscape.
  • Pay attention to perspective lines, forms and shapes in order to create exciting compositions.

– Carl van den Boom

 

Already planning your winter trip? Then go with the skills to capture killer shots. Our free e-book The Golden Rules Every Ski Photographer Should Know  will hook you up the details. Grab your copy here.

Interested in more “tips from the shooters” ? Perhaps you will also enjoy these previous posts.

Happy shooting, now get out there!

Carl

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    Unisex Sizes XS S M L XL XXL
    Hand Girth cm  18 - 20  20 - 21 21 - 22 22 - 23 23 - 25 25-28
    inch  7.1 - 7.9   7.9 - 8.3  8.3 - 8.7 8.7 - 9.1 9.1 - 9.8 9.8-11.0
    Hand Length cm  16.0 - 17.5  17.5 - 18.5 18.0 - 19.0 19.0 - 20.0 20.5 - 22.0 22-24.0
    inch  6.3 - 6.9 6.9 - 7.2 7.1 - 7.5 7.5 - 7.9 8.1 - 8.7 8.7-9.4
     EU Size Equivalent  EU 7.5  EU 8 EU 8.5 EU 9 EU 10 EU 11
     Unisex Glove Models: Markhof Pro 2.0 | Skadi Zipper Mitt | Ipsoot | Alta Over-Mitt | Merino Liner Touch | Primaloft/Merino Liner
    Female Sizes XS S M L XL
    Hand Girth cm 16.0 - 17.5 17.5 - 18.8 18.5 - 20.0 20.0 - 21.5 -
    inch  6.3 - 6.9 6.9 - 7.4 7.2 - 7.9 7.9 - 8.5 -
    Hand Length cm 15.5 - 16.5 16.3 - 17.2  17.0 - 18.5 19.0 - 20.0 -
    inch  6.1 - 6.5 6.4 - 6.8 6.7 - 7.3 7.5 - 7.9 -
     EU Size Equivalent  EU 6  EU 7 EU 8 EU 9 -
    Female Glove Models: W's Nordic