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Course: Landscape Photography Masterclass

Landscape Photography Masterclass

  • Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
About this Course

The course aims at beginners and intermediate level photographers to consciously improve their expertise in the field of landscape photography with a focus on DSLR camera skills. It covers topics that include, but not limited to, basic and advanced camera settings, equipment, shooting techniques, post processing, knowledge and planning aspects of your photographic adventures. Most importantly, to help making your work special, it focuses on soft skills that include composition and properties of a good image.

To see what goes through a photographer's mind, the lectures take you outdoors, behind the scene, for practical examples where depending on the situation; we adjust our camera settings, use the right equipment, compose images and change perspective to be effective.

Post Processing tools like Adobe Lightroom harness the field work with the final outcome of the image for personal and client satisfaction. Course lectures take you through a basic workflow of organizing your images and processing them for a stunning finish.

Join this fun and practical course, equip yourself with knowledge, and take your landscape photography to a higher level.

Basic knowledge
  • Have interest in landscape photography
  • Owning a DSLR camera is preferable but not essential prior to starting the course
What you will learn

You will be able to do the following after taking the course:

  • Understand how a camera works
  • Select appropriate values for Aperture, Shutter and ISO in the camera (practical)
  • Understand what camera settings should be selected for taking landscapes (practical)
  • Choose the right camera for landscape photography
  • Select the right lenses
  • Comprehend the use of camera equipment like tripod, shutter release, various camera filters, camera bags and cleaning tools etc. and their use in landscape photography
  • Use photographic filters in the field
  • Learn important camera settings like White Balance, Image Quality modes, Histogram etc
  • Compose images based on professional guidelines for successful landscape work
  • Plan a landscape photography shoot by scouting the field and gaining the appropriate knowledge for a successful adventure
  • Watch landscape photography tips on location and see what goes behind the scenes
  • Do night time photography (star trails and Milky Way practical)
  • Realize the value and potential of post processing tools like Adobe Lightroom
  • Post Process a landscape photo
  •  Organize your photos better
Curriculum
Number of Lectures: 49
Total Duration: 05:20:23
Introduction
  • Introduction To The Course  
  • What is Landscape Photography?  
Foundation Phase: How does a Camera Work?
  • How does a camera work?  
  • Aperture & Depth of Field  
  • [PRACTICAL] How to adjust Aperture Values?  
  • Shutter and Shutter Speed  
  • [PRACTICAL] How to adjust Shutter Speed?  
  • ISO and Camera Sensor  
  • [PRACTICAL] How to adjust ISO?  
  • [PRACTICAL] Strawberry Test using Aperture, Depth of Field and Shutter Speed  
  • [PRACTICAL] Sponge Test using ISO  
  • [PRACTICAL] Exposure and Exposure Values Chart  
Camera Equipment for Landscape Photography
  • Camera Equipment Overview  
  • Camera, The Story Teller  
  • Lens, Through The Looking Glass  
  • Tripod, The Three Legged Companion  
  • Shutter Release, The Puppet Master  
  • Filters, Your Rose Tinted Glasses  
  • Other Accessories  
Photographic Filters
  • [PRACTICAL] Polariser Filter on sky and land  
  • [PRACTICAL] Polarizer Filter in a forest (in shady conditions)  
  • [PRACTICAL] Graduate ND Filter (Grad ND)  
  • LEE Filters Tutorials - Foundation Kit, 105 Circular Polarizer, Grad ND etc.  
What makes a good photo?
  • Qualities of a Good Photograph  
  • Composition in Landscape Photography  
Important Camera Settings
  • What is RAW, and why should you shoot RAW images?  
  • [PRACTICAL] How to set Image Quality (RAW vs. JPG)  
  • Image Histogram, The Truth  
  • White Balance  
Knowledge & Planning
  • Knowledge & Planning  
  • Knowledge & Planning (in a forest)  
  • Knowledge & Planning (on a beach)  
  • Knowledge & Planning (in the mountains)  
  • How Did I Plan a Successful Landscape Photography Trip?  
Practical Tips & Techniques on Location
  • Where to focus when taking photos?  
  • Taking photos at sunset. What are the challenges?  
  • Taking photos at sunset - Dodging Waves  
  • Taking Photos in a Forest. What are the challenges?  
  • Taking photos at sunrise. Exploring Sand Dunes  
  • Taking photos during midday. What are the challenges?  
  • Taking photos at sunrise. Golden Light in the Mountains  
  • Takings photos at midday - Game of Light and Shadows  
  • Seascapes Photography Tips on Location  
Night Photography
  • How to Photograph Star Trails?  
Post Processing
  • How to Organise Your Photos?  
  • Tips for Beginners: Common Mistakes in Post Processing  
  • Introduction to Adobe Lightroom  
  • How to Process a Landscape Photo using Lightroom?  
Conclusion
  • Keep Moving, Keep Shooting  
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