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LANDSCAPES part 3

These quick tips are not essential to every landscape picture you take, but bear them in mind and apply them judiciously to improve your scenic images.

* Don't let the weather stop you from capturing an attractive landscape. Rain can add a degree of softness and peacefulness to a scene. On an overcast day, be sure your scene has an area of color in it to counteract the overall dull lighting.
* Keep the rules of composition in mind when framing a scene. Lines, in particular, can be a strong factor in making an interesting landscape.
* Landscape photography is often more horizontal than it is vertical, presenting the opportunity to shoot a panorama. If you are faced with a wide vista and your camera has a panorama mode, this is the time to select it. Cropping afterwards can achieve a similar purpose.
* When the wind is blowing or water is moving - waves, waterfalls, a tumbling brook - capturing that movement by using a slow shutter speed to create blur can add great interest to a landscape. When selecting a slow shutter speed, be sure you retain proper exposure by also appropriately adjusting your camera's aperture.

More sources ....

Airport News in YLW Magazine
BC Business Magazine
Digital Photography Review
Canadian Press Images
Calibrating Computer Monitor
Calgary Herald
Nikon equipment Nikon Canada
Nikon USA Commentary
National Post
Writer, freelance WriteArm
Vancouver Sun


Kelowna Photography News

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GeoMetrik Manufacturing moves into Kelowna

APRIL 2018 - After years of success in West Kelowna manufacturing specialty wood finishes with improved acoustic qualities for ceilings and walls in commercial buildings, Vladimir and Natasha Bloshakov were featured in Business Development Canada magazine. The company is also expanding operations now in a new plant near the Kelowna Airport making it easier to send products to customers around the world. I photographed the couple in the new office with my Nikon D800 camera fitted with a 14mm lens.


Kelowna Portrait Photography

Kudos to Caroline

JUNE 2018 - Caroline Weilandt-Lohn was profiled in WorkSafeBC's magazine for her fine work in the Kelowna office. I captured a portrait of her with my Nikon D800, 150mm f3.5 @ 1/250; flash unit triggered with RadioPoppers.


Banking on Kindness

JULY 2018 - Bank of Montreal employees stepped out from their financial desks to help out at The Bridge Family and Youth Services in Kelowna, volunteering to paint the fence and spruce of the yard.

Kelowna Photographer Desmond Murray

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