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.

Coming to you from fototripper, this great video tutorial will show you how to create images of trees. Trees offer numerous image opportunities ranging from macro shots of their texture all the way to wide angle photos that show off their grandeur. The beautiful thing is that in any forest, there are thousands upon thousands of trees, each in its own setting, giving you an incredible number of shots all in one small space. I'll be the first to admit that I often overlooked individual trees when I was first starting out, opting to chase more grandiose "hero" shots from far away, and it has only been recently that I've begun to appreciate just how much creative opportunity is waiting once one walks into the forest. Check out the video above for lots of helpful tips.

And if you really want to dive into landscape photography, check out the "Photographing the World" tutorial series with Elia Locardi.

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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Been trying my hand at this recently, brutally hard but massively rewarding.

I know right, the least you could expect him to have done is control the weather whilst on his trip 5000 miles from his home.

Ahhh ok, sorry i had forgotten about that (i watched the video last week and have a short memory).

Yeah and his jacket too on one of his videos. Why do you think that is??

I prefer my cameras looking clean so dont tape anything to them.

Surely a Youtuber is free to use whatever he likes on the video?? unless once you start monetising the channel it becomes an issue.

After more than 50 years of shooting photos...I still need to try new things and experiment. Never too old to learn....anything