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The Ultimate Northern Lights Guide to Forecasting, Shooting and Post-Processing

The Ultimate Northern Lights Guide to Forecasting, Shooting and Post-Processing

Daniel Laan Daniel Laan in Tutorials
24.01.2019 · 14 min read

If you ever wanted to photograph the Northern Lights, then this tutorial contains everything you need to know. Daniel is one of the best professional landscape photographers, explaining his techniques within this article to get the best image from this unique natural spectacle.

Is Luminar THE Lightroom Alternative?

Is Luminar THE Lightroom Alternative?

Manuel Becker Manuel Becker in Tips & Tricks
30.12.2018 · 9 min read

Many photographers that I know are searching for an alternative to Adobe Lightroom. Not because it is bad, but because Adobe is investing the money they get by their subscription model into features most of the photographers don’t care about. So let’s see if the new Luminar with libraries is finally the solution for everybody who wants to turn away from Lightroom.

Photos from the Community Meetup

Photos from the Community Meetup

Manuel Becker Manuel Becker in News
27.10.2018 · 1 min read

We had such a great time with all of you at the Community Meetup in Cologne last month, so we wanted to use this chance to say thank you again to the awesome community here at Locationscout and share some impressions of the event.

Join our unique Community Meetup

Join our unique Community Meetup

Manuel Becker Manuel Becker in News
02.09.2018 · 2 min read

We have planned an awesome event at the end of September to finally meet you guys in person. So don't miss the opportunity to enjoy a great and unique evening with us! The space is initially limited to 30 people though - first come, first served!

Inside a Tripod Factory

Inside a Tripod Factory

Manuel Becker Manuel Becker in News
28.07.2018 · 3 min read

At the end of June, Jakob and me were invited by Manfrotto / Gitzo to visit their factory in the north of Italy. We had two full days where we saw how the tripods are designed, manufactured and tested. This was definitely much more impressive than we thought it might be...

Finding the right Camera Settings for City- and Landscape Photography

Finding the right Camera Settings for City- and Landscape Photography

Manuel Becker Manuel Becker in Tips & Tricks
28.06.2018 · 8 min read

It’s often much easier than you might think to find and set the best camera settings for a specific scene. Especially for beginners terms like ISO, exposure time, f-stop and focal length may feel too complicated at first. So lets dive a little bit deeper into the possibilities you have and which few settings you should really care about.

Why and How to use a Portrait Lens for Landscape Photography

Why and How to use a Portrait Lens for Landscape Photography

Manuel Becker Manuel Becker in Tips & Tricks
28.04.2018 · 4 min read

The typical lens for any landscape photographer is usually something wide like a 16-35mm and anything within the frame needs to be razor sharp and well exposed. Using a portrait lens can add refreshing and exciting new perspectives though and here is why and how.

New Feature: Edit Spots

New Feature: Edit Spots

Manuel Becker Manuel Becker in Changelog
30.03.2018 · 2 min read

It’s spring cleaning time and with that we implemented a really cool new feature for improving the content within the existing spots. Based on that, we are going another step towards being the Wikipedia for photo spots.

New Feature: Circuit Search for Locations

New Feature: Circuit Search for Locations

Manuel Becker Manuel Becker in Changelog
19.02.2018 · 2 min read

Obviously the most important part of Locationscout is to find great spots for your photo adventures. This is why we implemented a better way of being able to find these places.

5 Motivational Tips for Photographers in 2018

5 Motivational Tips for Photographers in 2018

Manuel Becker Manuel Becker in Tips & Tricks
30.12.2017 · 3 min read

If you follow these 5 easy tips within the next 365 days, it will definitely make you a better photographer or anything that you want to become better at in 2018.

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