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Long Exposure Photography Tips

Long Exposure Photography Tips

Today I want to share with you my long exposure photography tips. Long exposure photography opens up a world of questions and problems. There can be a lot of trial and error, so let me save you some time. In this video, I’ll try and clear everything up for you and...

Choosing the Right Lens

Choosing the Right Lens

Choosing the right lens doesn't have to be hard. People often ask me, “what’s the best lens for landscape photography?” or, “Which lens should I buy?” It’s a difficult question to answer as we all have different budgets, photography goals and subject matter to choose...

How to Photograph Trees and Forests

How to Photograph Trees and Forests

Let me show you how to photograph trees and forests. In this short landscape photography tutorial learn different ways to photograph trees and forests using a variety of lenses to get various results. With so much to look at, so many distractions to navigate, and more...

New Work 2022

New Work 2022

New images by William Patino. New Zealand and Australia Landscape Photography. Fiordland, Bombo Quarry, Ice Caves, Southern Alps.

Wide Angle Landscape Photography Tips

Wide Angle Landscape Photography Tips

The wide angle lens is one of a landscape photographers most valuable tools, but there’s some specific ways to utilise this lens to really make the most out of it. Check out this tutorial for some simple and effective tips!

Seascape Photography Tips

Seascape Photography Tips

My top 5 seascape photography tips – free video covering shutter speed, weather, lens choice, composition, intimate landscapes.

Using a Telephoto Lens

Using a Telephoto Lens

Using a telephoto lens for landscape photography is a lot of fun. Come along for the ride, as I take you out into Fiordland in New Zealand to chase some snow and light. In this video I'll take you on a trip out in the field and discuss the plus points and negatives of...

How to Shoot Sun Stars

How to Shoot Sun Stars

Want to know how to shoot sun stars? Check out the video below to see how easy it really is to shoot sun stars! A sun star, or sun-burst, is when the sun appears as a bright 'star' or 'burst' in an image. Sun stars can add an extra element to your landscape...

Focal Length Blending

Focal Length Blending

Have you ever tried focal length blending? Do you know what it is? Well, if you use a wide-angle lens then this landscape photography trick is for you. In the below video I'll teach you all about focal length blending, its an amazingly powerful trick that you can use...

The Four Pillars Of Landscape Photography

The Four Pillars Of Landscape Photography

The foundation of great landscape image is built upon the four pillars of landscape photography: location, composition, light and processing. Understanding each of these pillars and giving an equal weight to each will help you create visually appealing images that flow. Check out the free webinar for a comprehensive explanation and breakdown of the four pillars.

Landscape Photography Tips For Beginners

Landscape Photography Tips For Beginners

So you’ve spent a good chunk of money on a new camera, played around with it for some time but you’re still unhappy with your images? There’s so much more to photography then gear, in fact, that’s one of the least important aspects. If you’re struggling with your photography, you’re certainly not alone, I’ve been there and so has every other professional. When it comes to photographic art, we are combining both the technical and creative, to produce an image that evokes some kind of emotional response from the viewer. Reaching this point is a journey which will take time and dedication but you can certainly do it.

New Work 2021

New Work 2021

Latest photography from New Zealand landscape photographer, William Patino. Released January 2021.