There are two general philosophies in landscape photography: get on your feet and be ready to move from scene to scene, or plan ahead, stick that tripod in the ground and wait for the scene to develop first. Face them until it’s satisfactory. While both are equally valid approaches, there’s still something to be said for being ready to adopt if needed and this excellent video discusses why.
Coming to you from Steve O’Nions, this great video discusses the advantages of two different approaches to landscape photography and is ready to use both approaches when necessary. I love walking around with my camera and finding interesting spots to shoot and I have come home with a lot of worthwhile images this way, but on the other hand, when I see a place with a lot of potential or With a landmark that I really want to include in the image, I find that I can often maximize the potential of the scene by planning a bit in advance and being prepared to wait for the exact conditions I want. . But if things don’t go well, I know I can always pack a tripod and go hiking. Check out the video above for the full rundown from O’Nions.
And if you really want to dive into landscape photography, check out “Photographing the world 1: Landscape photography and post-processing with Elia Locardi. ”