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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 2020

5 Motivational Tips for Photographers in 2020

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 2020.

10 tricks on how to get more followers on Instagram

10 tricks on how to get more followers on Instagram

Manuel Becker Manuel Becker in Tips & Tricks
22.11.2017 · 10 min read

Showing your photos to others and inspiring them is probably one of the best parts about photography and to increase the number of people that might see your photos on Instagram, we wrote down 10 essential tricks on how to grow your follower base.

Get published in the next issue of the Pictures Magazin!

Get published in the next issue of the Pictures Magazin!

Manuel Becker Manuel Becker in Cooperation
16.10.2017 · 1 min read

Show us your favorite photos of Paris until 29.10. and get the chance to get published in a print magazine with over 30.000 readers.

How some tourists ruin photography for everyone

How some tourists ruin photography for everyone

Manuel Becker Manuel Becker in Tips & Tricks
30.09.2017 · 4 min read

Social Media is probably one of the reasons, why most of the people are trying to capture photos, that are as unique as possible. While this may work for the social profile, it’s often anything else than social.

This is WHY and WHEN you really need ND filters or polarizers

This is WHY and WHEN you really need ND filters or polarizers

Manuel Becker Manuel Becker in Tips & Tricks
30.07.2017 · 6 min read

A pretty good and easy way to improve in landscape photography is to start using camera filters. It’s crucial to understand though, that some of their effects can be reproduced with Photoshop, while others can’t. Here is why you should own them nevertheless.

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