Spring Photography

This is the Place in Spring

Here are a few of my tips for taking photographs in spring.

  •  Spring landscapes are colorful and the new spring growth looks great against a blue sky. To make the colors more saturated—particularly the blue sky—use a polarizing filter.
  • Look out for symmetrical shapes and unusual views, such as rows of strong green vegetation or views through tree blossom. Try to frame your landscapes with tree branches, doorways, arches, window frames, etc.
  • If you have a wide angle lens, take it out of hibernation and use it to incorporate a foreground view as well as the landscape in the distance.
  • Don’t forget about your depth of field. To get everything in focus, use a higher f number, such as 11 or 22.

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