Top 10 Landscape Photography Books

Are you at the beginner or intermediate level of landscape photography? To become an expert in shooting landscapes, you can refer to some of the guides that can expertise you in the field of landscape photography.

This post suggests the top 10 landscape photography books in the forthcoming sections.

John Shaw’s Landscape Photography

John Shaw is an acclaimed photographer and author of several best-selling books. This landscape photography book guides you through the photography basics, methods to control the photography tools like camera, lens, light film, exposure, etc. Shaw is an excellent writer also and he gives clear instructions without room for any sort of confusions. Moreover, it is well illustrated and presented.

A Field Guide to Landscape Photography

Though this guide is has relatively less technical information, it provides rich information on the art of viewing and composing your images, which is a very complicated area to handle, but the author- Peter Watson guides you through pretty well. The book also includes some tips that are very useful for photography. The quality of printing is very good, which augments the excellent photographs. This guide is highly recommended for people who want learn the art of composing photographs.
The Making of Landscape Photographs

‘The Making of Landscape Photographs’ by Charles Waite is an excellent book to be considered if you already know to handle the camera. It concentrates more on the creative face of photography than technical mastery. The author gives many practical tips from his experience; he guides through everything from lens and camera to the intricacies of composition and lighting, from extracting the necessary elements of scenery to manipulating the picture.

Light in the Landscape

‘Light in the Landscape’ is yet another book by Peter Watson speaks about the techniques used by the top photographers; it unveils the secrecy involved in their unique works. The book concentrates on how to use lighting effects for enhancing nature’s beauty. Each of the photographs portrayed in the book is marvelous and the explanations for each of these are even more amazing. This book will help you significantly if you want to reach great heights as a photographer.

Black &White Landscape Photography

This volume by David Collett and John Collett is a complete guide that includes all information about black and white landscape photography. It explains the techniques of composition, art, the dark room and the zonal system related to landscape photography. Everything is explained in clear and comprehensible terms. The book discusses in detail about the photographer’s tools, art of nature photography, visual elements like framing, tonality, design, etc, field techniques, and much

Creative Landscape Photography

 ‘Creative Landscape Photography’ by Naill Benvie is a great book for beginners. The author takes you through several situations by giving practical examples, thus helping you to click amazing photos with a technical expertise. It also inspires you with the incredible pictures depicted in the guide. This book is highly recommended for all beginners as a source of guidance.

Mastering Landscape Photography

 ‘Mastering Landscape Photography’ is a book written by one of the contemporary nature photographers- Alain Briot. It concentrates on the technical, practical and aesthetic aspects of photography- how to view, compose, select the precise lighting or lens for a perfect shot, etc. The concluding chapters teach you about how to be an artist in the field of photography. Things are explained in a very straightforward manner for easy perception.

Digital Landscape Photography

 The main focus of this book is on the phase between capturing of image and output. It includes the techniques involved in creating striking landscape pictures, image manipulation, and general photography aspects. This guide, written by a renowned landscape photographer- Tim Gartside, is meant for beginners. It is designed beautifully with mind-blowing photographs and easy-to-follow step by step instructions.

Lee Frost’s Landscape Photography

 In this book, Lee Frost explains how to capture the sceneries in various locations and conditions from coastal regions to countryside, from deserts to picturesque towns. Everything is explained in simple English and the book is fully packed with tips as well as hints for success. It is also filled with breathtaking photographs captured by the author. Lee Frost is an amateur photographer who is well renowned in this artistic business.

Working the Light

 This book includes the combined skills and experiences of three expert photographers- Charlie Waite, Joe Cornish, and David Ward. Each of these writers is experts in fields like inhabited, wilderness, and inner landscapes. They have written about their individual areas of expertise with astounding images. The book also includes photos clicked by participants in workshops along with the assessment and comments.

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