Outdoor Photography - 6 great links to help make your pictures brilliant!

Having trouble taking fantastic outdoors photographs?

Need some advice on how to take great photos when hiking, bushwalking or backpacking?

Don't understand how your digital camera works or how to get the best out of it?

Always wanted to know how to take a perfect photo of a waterfall, rainbow, sunrise, sunset or beautiful scene?

One of the great things about getting out into the outdoors is the spectacular scenery, or that magic moment you just have to record for ever. We have taken hundreds (probably thousands) of digital photographs on our various hiking trips. Occasionally they have been really fantastic, other times very disappointing.

We needed to learn how to take a great digital photograph.

Walking in a row along The Long Sea
Walking in a row along the Long Sea by eirsi

We stumbled across a fantastic site that has heaps of ideas, tips and tricks and advice about taking digital photographs. The site Digital Photography School is a terrific resource for anyone from beginner to expert who wants to improve their digital photos.

We love it, it has a great community (over 200,000 email subscribers , including us), offers excellent advice (with a very active forum) and allows you to view photo's posted by members that make us green with envy.

We recommend you check out the following topics at Digital Photography School. There is heaps to learn and this is a great place to get excellent information.

12 tips for photographing stunning sunsets or sunrises

Sunset at Blackhead Beach
Sunset at Blackhead Beach by Setev

Waterfall digital photography

Lumsdale Waterfall 1
Lumsdale Waterfall by Tone

11 surefire landscape photography tips

No Turning Back
No turning back by mischiru

How to photograph mushrooms, toad stools and fungi

Color Among the Forest Floor
Color Among the Forest Floor by Brian Hathcock

How to shoot in direct sunlight

Pacific Sun
Pacific Sun by mischiru

How to photograph a rainbow

Fire Rainbow
Fire Rainbow by Colin Campbell

Further Information / Links
Bushwalk Tasmania has a great monthly photographic competition - it is well worth visiting (and joining) as some wonderful wilderness photographers lurk there.

Tasadam has some excellent Tasmanian wilderness photographs on his site, beautiful images - and available to purchase

All the beautiful photographs on this post are from Flickr using a Creative Commons licence. You can get lost there for hours.

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Happy snaps on the Overland Track
Overland Track images by Rick McCharles from Besthike.com

Have you got any favourite photographic sites with either great pictures or tips and tricks about digital photography? If so, leave a comment and we can check them out.

1 comment:

LordHox said...

I definitely think his tutorials paid off for you. You have taken some stunning photos.

I like to read Darren's blogs. He has a couple of them.

My favorite image was the first one of the hikers. That is some stunning photography.