Simple Ideas for Forest and Woodland Photography


Forests and woodland are a unique and aesthetic subject for any landscape photographer. We present some words of advice if you’re thinking of venturing out.

• Spend time in your location
• Explore the area
• Get up early

Blurred Forest by Artur Szczeszek
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• Don’t rely on the golden hour
• Shoot whatever the weather
• Shoot with a telephoto lens

Woodland Avenue by David Hare
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• Shoot with a wideangle lens
• Don’t leave your macro lens at home
• Attach a circular polariser to your lens

Untitled by Matthew Dartford
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• Experiment with your shutter speed
• Experiment with your aperture
• Go abstract

Redwoods by Heather Allen – The Lost Lens Cap
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• Use the natural formations of the area to guide your composition
• Take a tripod
• Leave the area as you found it

Bluebell Wood Morning by Peter Orr ARPS
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via “15 Simple Ideas for Forest and Woodland Photography”
more details at Photocrowd

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