Trees can be a fantastic and bountiful subject for landscape photography work, but often, they are far more intimate than the wide views you might normally work with, which can present its own set of challenges. If you are interested in photographing trees, this fantastic video tutorial will give you 10 helpful tips to create better photos.
Coming to you from Photo Tom, this great video tutorial will show you 10 good tips for taking better photos of trees. Trees can be an excellent change of pace from the vastness of normal landscapes, but with that change comes some significantly different requirements and challenges. One of the trickiest parts is that if you are photographing in a forest, the density and random distribution of the tree can be quite difficult to get a clean and compelling composition. On the other hand, when you do nail it, the way the light filters through that thick distribution and creates a noticeable focus roll-off (with the appropriate aperture) that leads the eye to your subject can make all the extra work well worth it. Check out the video above for a lot of excellent tips.
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