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The Best Location Photography App You Will Ever Use

The Best Location Photography App You Will Ever Use

Do you like to plan your location shots? Will you be visiting a location and want to know where the sun is going to be at a particular time of the day? Will the building or mountain block the sun right before sunset? Well, if you’re like me, you want to know these answers before you get to the location, and that’s why you need this app.

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Critique the Community Your Best Panoramic Image

Your Best Panoramic Image

Submit your best panoramic image for a chance to win a free Fstoppers tutorial.

Panoramic images are typically created by taking a series of photos side by side and stitching them together with software. However, for this Critique the Community, you can also submit any photograph that has been stitched together. That means any photograph made up of at least 3 separate images that gives the viewer a larger view than any one of the single frames that makes up the pano.

Over the next week, we invite you to submit your best panoramic images for the community to review. The entrant who submits the highest rated photo will receive a free Fstoppers original tutorial…

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What Should You Think About When You Take a Photo?

What Should You Think About When You Take a Photo?

Landscape photography is a difficult genre that combines a lot of technical ideas with nuanced artistry and detailed vision, making it a challenge to create a successful image. So, what should you be thinking about as you are standing behind the camera, readying your shutter finger? This excellent video explores that exact question.

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How to Create a Gigapixel Panorama Using Syrp Genie Mini II

How to Create a Gigapixel Panorama Using Syrp Genie Mini II

Most panoramas can easily be shot by hand but what happens if you want to shoot a multi-row pano? What if you want to create a truly “gigapixel” image that could require over 100 images? You’re going to need some hardware to help.

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Sometimes, Things Just Don’t Go Well

Sometimes, Things Just Don't Go Well

Watch enough YouTube and photography tutorials, and you might start to think that accomplished photographers do nothing but take spectacular shots day in and day out. But the truth is that even the best among us have days where things just don’t go right or the creative juices just aren’t flowing properly. This great video takes an honest look at what happens when things just aren’t going the way you had hoped.

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How to Create Stunning Images of Trees

How to Create Stunning Images of Trees

The wonderful thing about trees is that every single one is unique in texture, shape, curvature, structure, setting, and more, making them excellent subjects for landscape photographers. This excellent tutorial will show you how to create eye-catching photos of trees.

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When the Sky Gives You Clouds Like These, Just Go Shoot

When the Sky Gives You Clouds Like These, Just Go Shoot

When the weather gods do something crazy, don’t ask questions; just say thank you. You can try and plan your outdoor photography until you’re blue in the face, but sometimes, when it starts to look like the conditions might be epic, you need to be spontaneous and just get out there.

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The Laowa 15mm f/2: Wide, Fast, and Built for Full Frame Mirrorless

The Laowa 15mm f/2: Wide, Fast, and Built for Full Frame Mirrorless

Laowa is one of the first to create a wide lens for Nikon’s Z and Canon’s RF mount, with their 15mm f/2 Zero-D. The lens is also available in Sony’s FE, representing a unique option for full frame mirrorless users. With an impressive aperture and focal length combination, is it a lens you should consider?

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Scottish Nature Photographer’s Photos Prove That Persistence Pays Off

Scottish Nature Photographer's Photos Prove That Persistence Pays Off

Fstoppers recently covered a vlog that detailed the benefits of repeatedly photographing the same location. And now we have further proof that repetition can pay off in photography, this time from the Scottish countryside.

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Use Color to Dictate Your Style in Landscape Photography

Use Color to Dictate Your Style in Landscape Photography

Ansel Adams loved editing his images in the darkroom and often spoke about it. More importantly, he saw it as an important role in creating the final image that he had visualized when he took the shot.

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What Are the Best Settings for Landscape Photography?

What Are the Best Settings for Landscape Photography?

One of the neat things about landscape photography is that you can produce vastly different images from the same scene simply by varying the choices of your basic settings. This excellent video discusses numerous situations you might encounter as a landscape photographer and the best camera settings to consider using in each of them.

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Five Simple Tips for Cityscape Photography

Five Simple Tips for Cityscape Photography

Shooting cityscapes is something many people never get tired of. The urban jungle is an ever-changing landscape that never ceases to amaze many people with its often grandiose theme and bright, distinct, and often colorful details.

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Five Reasons Why a 24-105mm Zoom Is a Must-Have Lens

Five Reasons Why a 24-105mm Zoom Is a Must-Have Lens

The 24-105mm lens is rarely the one you think about first when the subject is landscape photography. However, this lens is one of my most used lenses and has been for several years.

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Do You Have to Pay to Photograph in the Faroe Islands?

Do You Have to Pay to Photograph in the Faroe Islands?

The combination of vastly increased living standards for many people around the globe, individualism and social media has created a boom in tourism never seen in the history of humanity. Towns, areas and countries such as Venice, Dubrovnik, The Isle of Skye, US national parks, Iceland, The Netherlands and The Faroe Islands are feeling it (and that is just to name a few). The Faroe Islands seem to do something different.

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How a Professional Landscape Photographer Composes a Photo

How a Professional Landscape Photographer Composes a Photo

One of the more nuanced and difficult aspects of landscape photography is composition. This excellent video features a professional landscape photographer as he talks through how he chose the compositions for two of his images.

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