As a nature photographer, you’d have tried your hand on waterfall photography one time or the other. Isn’t it?
Waterfall photography has been one of my favorite subjects. The silky smooth water-flow, lush green surroundings, and stark contrast of the rocks, makes it one of the most interesting genre of photography. You might agree with me if I state that it never seizes to amaze the photographers or the viewers.
How about honing the required skills to make irresistible photographs of gorgeous waterfalls?
As you are aware, I am all set to create an eCourse on Waterfalls Photography. Here’s the FIRST LOOK if you missed it.
I also told you that it’ll be a comprehensive course covering every topic that’s needed for you to get the best waterfalls photographs that your friends and family members can be proud of. Isn’t it?
It’s a no-brainer course with simple and straightforward practical steps. There’ll be no frills and no beating around the bush. It’ll be just plain and simple. As with any of my eBooks so far.
Here is the (draft version) of most comprehensive Table of Contents for the upcoming e-course on Waterfalls Photography.
Table of Contents
- Gear and Accessories
- Preparing for the shoot
- Best season for waterfall photography
- Basic Composition Techniques
- Advanced Composition Techniques
- When to go for Ultra-Wide Angle Lens?
- When to go for Medium Telephoto or Telephoto Lens?
- Focusing Techniques
- Deeper Depth of Field
- Turn VR/IS off while using a tripod
- Why Neutral Density Filter? Types of Neutral Density Filters and which one to use
- How to use a Neutral Density Filter?
- How to recompose with a Neutral Density Filter screwed-in?
- How to deal with focusing issues when using a Neutral Density filter?
- How to deal with exposure changes during recomposing?
- How to deal with the rain?
- How to take care of your equipment
- How to deal with the light leakage from the Viewfinder?
- How to work with Bulb mode?
- How to look for different composition possibilities in the field?
- Working with the water stream from the Waterfalls
- Best time to photograph waterfalls
- Scouting the location for the best shots
- How to create multiple exposures when working with waterfalls?
- Sharpness check in the field
- How to create a panorama when working with waterfalls?
- Why should you have multiple quick-release plates?
- Why should you have an L-bracket?
- Why should you always use lens tripod collar?
- Why should you photograph both in vertical and horizontal format?
- Why should you always level your camera?
- Importance of being aware of your surroundings
- Why having a friend makes the matter easy?
- Your life is more important than the photograph
- The more time you spend, the better do you get
- Make as many compositions as possible and make as many photographs as possible
- Using your phone to record your findings, behind the scenes, and the place
- Think like a reporter or a reviewer
- Ask locals for the best viewpoints and best time to visit
- Plan for multiple visits
- Work as if there’s no tomorrow
- Be mindful and respectful of other tourists or photographers
- Above all enjoy
- Final words
Let me know what you think about it. If you think I have missed something important, do write back to me.
Talk to you soon…