Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Reviewing the final images from the trip, part of Travel Photography: Mountains and Snow Landscapes.
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…At the beginning of this course, I mentioned…some reasons that I've usually avoided shooting winter landscapes.…The main one being, I don't like to be cold.…And I still don't like to be cold.…But I've got a nice warm jacket now.…So that helps.…I've learned some practical things about shooting in this…kind of climate, in a really cold, dry climate.…Batteries don't last as long.…I knew that already.…It wasn't as bad a problem as I thought it was going to be.…I have pretty new batteries which makes a big difference.…The capacity of your battery definitely changes…with age and I've got pretty new batteries…so I don't feel like I took a hit on my cameras for the cold weather.…
I had expected, because I've always read about how well when you…come in from the cold you got to be careful because you'll have…condensation in your camera so you have put it in ziploc bag and…then take it inside and let the temperature equalize and all this stuff.…I had expected to have to worry about that but didn't.…Even on the coldest days and there was some very cold…
In this course, photographer, author, and educator Ben Long takes a trip to Lake Tahoe to explore winter shooting at various times of the day. He also shows techniques for post-processing winter scenes to make them look their best.