Improve your landscape photos to take winning images like this
The American Landscape 2017 Grand Prize Winner, “Kofa Mountains at Dawn” by Long Nguyen.

What makes a “winning” landscape photo for contests like The American Landscape? Beyond the technical basics of exposure and focus, making stand-out landscape images requires finding unique perspectives, timing your shoot for dramatic light and framing the scene creatively. There are also post-processing options to consider, such as color adjustments or deciding to convert to black-and-white.

Here are five articles with insights from professional nature photographers to inspire and improve your landscape photos.

Ultimate Landscapes

Five insights to enhance your scenic photographs. Read now.

Abstract Landscape Photo Tips

An infinite number of creative abstract landscape photography compositions are out there just waiting to be discovered. Read now.

Grand Landscapes, Intimate Details

Tell a deeper story of a place by adding close-up images to your location portfolios. Read now.

A Case For Black & White

Core concepts for successful black-and-white photography. Read now.

RAW Photo Workflow In Lightroom

Creative expression in the age of Photoshop. Read now.

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