Introduction to Landscape Photography

This course provides a solid introduction to landscape photography and will equip beginners with the skills needed to capture stunning images of nature and the environment around them.

Training aims :

  • Understand the basics of landscape photography.
  • Learn how to choose the right equipment.
  • Master composition techniques in landscape photography.
  • Exploring creativity in landscape photography.

Session 1: Fundamentals of Landscape Photography

  • Introduction to landscape photography.
  • Choice of equipment: camera, lenses, tripods, ND filters.
  • Basic camera settings: manual mode, aperture, shutter speed, ISO.
  • Management of natural light: golden hours, daylight lighting.

Session 2: Composition in Landscape Photography

  • Rules of composition in landscape photography: rule of thirds, guidelines, plans.
  • Using perspective and depth to create captivating images.
  • Horizon and skyline management.
  • Practice: Composition exercises in the field.

Session 3: Filter and Long Exposure Techniques

  • Introduction to ND (neutral density) filters and polarizing filters.
  • Using filters to control light and reflections.
  • Long exposure techniques to create movement effects in water and clouds.
  • Practical: Using filters and long exposures in the field.

Session 4: Outdoor Landscape Photography Workshop

  • Practical outdoor exercises: photographing natural and urban landscapes.
  • Application of techniques learned in previous sessions.
  • Discussion of common challenges in landscape photography and how to overcome them.
  • Exchange of advice and criticism between participants.

Additional Resources:

  • Read books and articles on landscape photography.
  • Follow renowned landscape photographers on social media for inspiration.
  • Practice regularly to improve your skills.

Assessment :

  • Participants will be evaluated based on their progress throughout the sessions and their ability to apply the concepts and techniques learned.

Internship location : Ile-de-France

Duration : 16 hours (4 sessions of 4 hours)

Number of participants : from 1 person

Price : €499