Articles and tutorials about Travel & Landscape Photography
The Photo Critic Shot of the Month competition for February goes to Ken Jennings with his picture titled " Solitude on misty lake ".
The Photo Critic Shot of the Month competition winner for June 2015 is shared by two photographers, Luke Brouwers with his photo "Trees in the Mist" (Nature) and Marethe Grobler with her portrait "Old Soul Young Girl" (People). Both Luke and Marethe receives a discount of R600 for any photography courses with DPC. They were not the only winners though! Ken Jennings impressionist landscape, "Gansbaai" will also be included for the Shot of the Year competition as a wildcard entry.
Learn all the important aspects of shooting Travel, Landscapes and Seascapes! This Mega Tutorial is derived from a series of articles I have written for PiX Magazine in 2013. Covering technical and creative aspects of travel and landscape photography; from choosing the best locations and finding the best light, to camera gear, settings and creative techniques...
Today, I am featuring a video by National Geographic about the book "Simply Beautiful Photographs". I've personally bought the book a few years ago and it is available for reading and viewing at the DPC Campus and Studio. It contains high impact photographs by National Geographic photographers. The book is a "must-have" for anyone who are interested in travel photography, or simply beautiful photographs (pun intended).
Like last month, two winners shares the spoils with the Photo Critic SOTM competition. Here they are: Doctor Leon for his stunning sunset silhouette "Op Patrollie" (On Patrol) and Ursula Koekemoer, with her composite landscape "Lonely Trees".
Photo Critic's Shot of the Month Competition for June has been won by Sandra Van Heerden for her fantastic landscape "Morning Mist".
This month's Photo Critic Shot of the Month goes to Tiaan Reyneke for his image "The day after tomorrow". Winning the Shot of the Month, he receives a 1-Day Photography Workshop of his choice from DPC.
Andreas Gursky's, Rhein II was sold at Christie's, New York for a whopping 4.3 Million USD on November 8, 2011. This makes it the world's most expensive photograph to date!
Born and bred in South-Africa, Koos van der Lende is an extraordinary Landscape Photographer that is well known for using this genre of photography to create Fine-Art... Here is a collection of some of these Fine-Art pieces. Being a South-African Landscape Photographer for a couple of decades, Koos truly understands and cherishes the true and unmatched beauty of our African Landscape and what she has to offer; Creating photographs that portray her splendorous majesty... Koos is most definitely an iconic example of what a Landscape Photographer needs to make use of; When it comes to composition, colour and timing, not over-processing his photographs, he surely sets a high standard for others to follow in this genre. He has launched a Fine-Art Photographic Album, comprised of some of his top Landscape Photographs, click HERE to preview this album.
Found this inspirational video on Vimeo. It was shot entirely on the new Sony Alpha 99, which is an expressive still camera and after this video convinced that it is just as good for shooting video...
Bernard Pieterse and his friend Herly Greeff did a photography course with me just about a year back. He was barely 15 years old at the time. Over the past year we got used to amazing images by this talented young photographer. Bernard recently won the Visual School's award for "Upcoming Photographer of the Year". Five of his eight images came on tops in various categories...
September month’s Photo Critic photography competition goes to Gustav Brandt for his image “Remembered". You have to read his comments below, to understand what exactly happened when he got this shot.
This week, we are featuring world renowned industrial landscape photographer, Edward Burtynsky. Edward has achieved international recognition for his large-format photographs of industrial landscapes. His work is housed in more than fifteen major museums including the Guggenheim Museum, the National Gallery of Canada, and the Biblioteque Nationale, Paris.