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Ten Top Winter Photography Tutorials

Here's a round up of ten popular winter photography tutorials found on site.

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We're heading towards winter now, so here's a round up of ten winter photography tutorials ePHOTOzine's published on site.

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1) Photographing Wildlife In Winter


Seal Pup
Photo by Peter Bargh.

Learn how to take great shots of wildlife in winter with this tutorial. We list tips on what gear you should use as well as advice on how and where to take your photos from.

2) How To Photograph Winter Silhouettes


Fog landscape David Clapp
Photo by David Clapp - www.davidclapp.co.uk

Find out why winter's a great time to shoot silhouettes and pick up a few silhouette photography tips on the way.

3) Photographing Lakes And Rivers In Winter


Winter landscape
Photo by David Clapp - www.davidclapp.co.uk

Grab your coat, get outside and head for a nearby lake or river for a spot of winter water photography. Lakes and rivers can look very different in winter but it's well worth braving the cold to capture a few winter-themed landscapes.

4) Coping With Contrast In Winter


Snow Landscape

How to cope with the contrast problems low, winter sun can cause. snowscapes are a big feature but there are tips on colour temperature, in-camera corrections and using polarising filters.

5) Dealing With Winter Sun


Winter sun

The winter sun can help you capture some stunning landscapes. As this extract explains.

6) Capturing Frost And Ice Patterns And Scenes


ice patterns
Photos by David Clapp - www.davidclapp.co.uk

Frost might not be good for plants but it is great for photographers who are looking for winter scenes and interesting abstracts to add to their portfolio. Here, David Clapp shares a few tips on capturing these frozen frames.

7) Black And White Shots Of Snow Scenes


black and white trees
Photo by John Gravett - www.lakelandphotohols.com

John Gravett explains why going black and white can add so much more to an image when the scene you are shooting is covered by a pale, snow-laden sky.

8) Create Digital Snow


Fake Snow

The snow may not be falling outside but don't worry; there's an easy way to create it in Photoshop. This tutorial works best with a shot that has a small covering of snow on the ground.

9) Photographing Winter Birds


Robin
Photo by John Gravett - www.lakelandphotohols.com

John Gravett shares his tips and advice on photographing birds during the winter. He explains why research is important, gives examples of how you should set up and offers a few tips on shooting in snow.

10) Stay Safe While Shooting In Winter


David Clapp Snow
Photo by David Clapp - www.davidclapp.co.uk

Shooting landscapes in winter comes with its own set of dangerous so here are a few things for you to remember before heading out of your front door.
 

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NDODS 10 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2013 7:40AM
An interesting assortment of ideas

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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