Landscape & Nature Photography Course

Landscape photography is one of the most challenging disciplines to learn, and the costs of getting it wrong can be disappointing, especially if you only get one chance to visit a location. In this new course released today you’ll take a 4 hour video journey with professional photographer Johny Spencer from the studio to the great outdoors where he’ll show you everything he knows. Found here: The Landscape & Nature Photography Course

New: The Landscape & Nature Photography Course

Our instructor’s day to day “job” (if you’d call it that), has him out taking shots of the beautiful Australian wilderness for The National Park Service. He has shot and edited tens of thousands of landscape and nature images.

Johny is paid to get the perfect shot every time in his job. He has learned every trick under the Australian sun to make sure he gets great results, and he’s passed this on so you can do the same.

Module 1 – Welcome to The Complete Landscape & Nature Photography Course

Module​ 2 – Researching & Planning
Why research and planning is so essential for your Landscape and Nature Photography. Tips for finding great places to photograph including apps to help you find the best light direction based on the time of day and location.

Module 3 – Light
Learn about the different types of light, light direction and the best times to use them. ​

Module 4 – Composition
The basics of composition, the rules and when to break them.

Module 5 – Equipment
The essential equipment for Landscape photography. What sort of camera should you use? What lenses will help you get take the best landscape shots? Is one camera better than another?

Module 6 – Using Filters
The different types of filters and which ones you should have in your camera bag to enhance your landscape photography. ​

Module 7 – Exposure
Tips on how to get the perfect exposure for landscape photography every time including the “exposure triangle”. ​

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Example photo from the course

Module 8 – Shooting Modes
The best shooting modes for Landscape photography; when to use aperture priority, shutter priority, auto ISO & manual mode.

Module 9 – Camera Settings
Other useful to know camera settings such as RAW vs JPEG, what’s so great about “live view”, white balance, exposure compensation and more.

Module 10 – Tack Sharp Focus
How to take tack sharp landscape photos. Using the different focus functions and modes on your camera.

Module 11 – In the Field – Capturing Details
Why it’s great to have a telephoto lense in your kit and how to capturing the details in your landscapes with it. ​

Module 12 – Capturing Details Post Processing
In this lesson, we’ll continue with our use of flash. This lesson is full of additional tips for helping you control the output of the flash and ensure you get the exposure you are looking for.

Module 13 – In the Field – Forest Composition
What to look for when you you reach the forest spot you want to photograph.

Module 14 – Forest Composition – Post Processing
Look over Johny’s shoulder as he uses both simple and advanced techniques in Adobe Lightroom to make his forest photos look even more amazing.

Module 15 – In the Field – Long Exposure
How to take amazing long exposure shots.

Module 16 – Long Exposure + Black and White – Post Processing
Look over Johny’s shoulder as he uses both simple and advanced techniques in Adobe Lightroom to convert his long exposure photos into amazing Black & White compositions.

Module 17 – In the Field – Macro Focus Stacking
The best setup for shooting macro shots in the field.

Module 18 – Macro Focus Stacking – Post Processing
How to stack your macro image for maximum focus and detail.

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Landscape Photography Techniques

Module 19 – In the Field – Panoramas
Johny takes you to a beautiful desert location to show you how to take great panorama shots including setting up your tripod, camera, exposure and composition.

Module 20 – Panoramas – Post Processing
How to stitch your panorama shots together in Lightroom. Learn Johny’s workflow for stitching and perfecting panorama shots.

Module 21 – In the Field – Reflections and the Human Element
Take a trip to the beach where you’ll learn how to compose and shoot beautiful reflection shots.

Module 22 – Reflections – Post Processing
Another amazing over-the-shoulder look at how a professional perfects an image in Adobe Lightroom.

Module 23 – In the Field – Sand Dunes
Practical tips for light and composition with this beautiful sand dunes lesson.

Module 24 – Sand Dunes – Post Processing
Getting the most from light and RAW detail when processing in Lightroom

Module 25 – In the Field – Seascapes & HDR
Learn how to use HDR to get the most detail out of an image, particularly when you’re shooting towards the sun.

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Australian National Park Service Photographer Johny Spencer

Module 26 – Seascapes & HDR – Post Processing
Pulling your shots together in Adobe Lightroom to reveal the maximum detail from your HDR photos.

Module 27 – In the Field – Photographing Wildlife
Practical tips for shooting wildlife while out in the field.

Module 28 – Wildlife – Post Processing
How to make your photos of wildlife pop.

Module 29 – In the Field – Waterfalls
Johny heads out to shoot a waterfall… in the rain. You’ll pick up tips on how to shoot and keep water off your camera.

Module 30 – Waterfalls – Post Processing
Back in the studio, learn how to clean up your waterfall image in Lightroom.

Found here: The Landscape & Nature Photography Course

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