Improve your landscape photography through a quick and simple challenge; to notice the things around you! This challenge will push you to master your lenses and refine your vision.

Occasionally I like to ramp up the difficulty when I’m out photographing through a challenge that I’ve called, ‘‘Near, Far & Wide’. The goal of it is to purposefully increase my awareness of all levels of the landscape – being mindful of close up (NEAR), telephoto (FAR), and wide angle (WIDE) possibilities all during one photo shoot. This also serves to improve my future shoots considerably, honing my ability to see how my lenses see, and in staying fresh with my camera gear. It also has the added benefit of being helpful if you’re in a creative downturn. I recommend it for anybody of any skill level, no matter where you are at to improve your photography.Read More