Join Justin Reznick for an in-depth discussion in this video Using a long lens to isolate patterns in the moss, part of Landscape Photography: Washington's Olympic National Park.
- Throughout the forest, we're looking for patterns.…Repeating plants, or cracked mud,…or just falling leaves.…Anything, anything that creates a pattern…is interesting and we want to try…and take images of those and see what we can…bring out of those patterns.…Now, in order to do that, often you have to really…isolate it.…So we've switched back to the long lens.…I have my 70 to 300 back on…and this tree here, as do most of the trees,…is covered in incredible moss…and what I've noticed is…there's a pattern of a certain type of moss…that is a different color and is evenly spaced…throughout eight different colored moss.…
So essentially you have this repetition of yellow…coming out of brown and that's really interesting to me.…Now, in order to make an image,…we really have to experiment.…I don't know if this is gonna work,…but I love trying.…We're gonna approach it in two different ways.…The first thing we're gonna do is make sure it's…just the pattern.…It's just the brown and yellow evenly spaced out.…It creates an abstract nature.…
- Defining the HIPS acronym for the shooting workflow
- Taking a serene shot of a creek
- Shooting waterfalls
- Isolating trees in a forest
- Getting a macro shot of the forest floor
- Shooting reflective pools
- Using a tilt-shift lens for a panorama
- Shooting fall foliage
- Comparing polarized shots
Skill Level Intermediate
Landscape Photography: Waterfallswith Justin Reznick32m 32s Beginner
Enhancing a Landscape Photo with Lightroomwith Jan Kabili49m 43s Intermediate
Travel Photography: Mountains and Snow Landscapeswith Ben Long2h 27m Intermediate
Landscape Photography: Washington's Palouse Regionwith Justin Reznick1h 50m Intermediate
Introduction to the Olympic National Forest
1. Shooting in the Sol Duc Valley
2. Shooting Second Beach on the Olympic Peninsula
3. Shooting in the Hoh Rain Forest
4. Reviewing the Final Images
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