Join Justin Reznick for an in-depth discussion in this video Introducing unique tropical trees, part of Landscape Photography: Tropical Scenes.
- One of my favorite things to focus on…in tropical landscapes are flora and fauna.…Now, here in Maui, in the state of Hawaii,…we don't have a lot of animal life…and that's due in part to it being…a very young group of islands.…But the plant life is phenomenal,…and I want to start with trees.…If I had to pinpoint my favorite subject in landscape…to photograph, I might be pushing to trees.…I hate to label, but I just love them.…And here on Maui, we have this phenomenal…rainbow eucalyptus tree with the bark…that you have to see to believe.…
It is so colorful and so beautiful…I can't help but spend…a lot of my time here photographing it.…If I just photographed this tree…I'd be very happy on this island.…So, what we're going to do is really kind of break it down…and use a long lens and really isolate…and focus on making the best image we can…of this beautiful tree.…One of the challenges…of photographing a tree this beautiful…is finding a grouping,…because a single tree you could do abstracts or details,…but when you get a group,…
- Shooting a tropical sunset scene
- Finding the right angles for photographing trees
- Photographing plants and flowers
- Macro lenses
- Static shots
- Multiple-exposure work
- Shooting a long exposure of the beach
- Capturing a unique shot of a waterfall
Skill Level Intermediate
Travel Photography: Costa Ricawith Richard Harrington3h 54m Intermediate
Landscape Photography: Telephoto Lenseswith Justin Reznick51m 53s Intermediate
1. Tropical Landscape Scenes
2. The Trees in a Tropical Location
3. Photographing Flowers and Foliage
4. Photographing a Waterfall
Editing the waterfall images3m 15s
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