Beginner’s Guide: Location Shooting

A successful landscape photography shoot requires planning, preparation and meticulous technique.  It also requires the photographer to achieve the right frame of mind, allowing the freedom to be creative because the timing and all the technical stuff are already taken care off.  How to achieve this is my subject for this month.

I'm going to assume that you have a particular place in mind, but it is somewhere you have never visited before. That's where the planning come in. Research existing images in books, magazines or the internet. Some sources will tell you exactly where and when the image was taken. Pay particular attention to...

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Mike Bell

Mike is a landscape photographer based in Perthshire, Scotland where his photographs have been used by Perth and Kinross Countryside Trust, Visit Scotland, Forestry Commission Scotland and local tourist associations.

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