Few of us enjoy standing in the cold, the rain, a snowstorm, etc. But if you follow a lot of the world’s best landscape photographers, you might notice that they will frequently brave the elements for photos. This excellent video discusses why you should bundle up and head out into bad weather with your camera more often.
Coming to you from Nigel Danson, this great video demonstrates why you should embrace bad weather more often. Of course, you should never endanger yourself for a photo, and you should take proper steps to protect your equipment, but if you are doing things responsibly, bad weather can be a real gold mine of opportunities for images. First, the interplay between clouds and the sun can create dramatic areas of light and shadow that add a lot of mood to an image. Second, with our feeds so inundated with sunny golden hour shots, being willing to brave the elements for a shot can help you get images that set your portfolio apart from others. Check out the video above for more from Danson.
And if you really want to dive into landscape photography, check out “Photographing The World 1: Landscape Photography and Post-Processing with Elia Locardi.”