Articles – Photography & Lightroom

Explore my latest articles and tutorials on landscape photography, the business side of photography and editing with Adobe Lightroom.

Passive Income Ideas for Landscape Photographers

Passive Income Ideas for Landscape Photographers

Looking for ways to make money with your landscape photography? Here are 6 profitable ways to create passive income as a photographer — from selling prints to teaching photography online.

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Why You Should use a Telephoto Lens for Landscape Photography

Why You Should use a Telephoto Lens for Landscape Photography

Have you considered using a telephoto lens for landscape photography? It helps you capture the more interesting details of distant features.

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Introducing the New Color Grading Tool in Lightroom Classic

Introducing the New Color Grading Tool in Lightroom Classic

With the latest update of Lightroom, the highly anticipated Color Grading feature was introduced. Here's what you should know about this update and where it will benefit your workflow.

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40+ FREE Lightroom Presets for Landscape Photography

40+ FREE Lightroom Presets for Landscape Photography

Here you will find a collection of carefully selected and high-quality Lightroom presets (Desktop & Mobile) for landscape and travel photography.

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The Basics of How to Shoot and Edit Moody Landscape Photos

The Basics of How to Shoot and Edit Moody Landscape Photos

Years of experience in landscape photography have taught me how to take atmospheric photos. Here are my tips on how to successfully photograph and edit landscapes to make them look impressively moody.

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How to Properly Use the Tone Curve in Adobe Lightroom

How to Properly Use the Tone Curve in Adobe Lightroom

The tone curve can give you full control over your photos and give your photography a boost. Here's how you can use it effectively, in simple terms.

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7 Tips for Better Winter Landscape Photography

7 Tips for Better Winter Landscape Photography

Years of experience in Northern landscape photography have taught me how to take memorable photos during cold winter days. Here are my tips on how you can capture enchanting images of frozen wonderlands.

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How to Photograph Forest Landscapes: 10 Tips and Tricks

How to Photograph Forests Landscapes: Top Tips and Tricks

If you love taking photos of forests and trees, this is for you. You’ll get valuable insights and 10 tips & tricks on how to capture stunning images.

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How to Capture Dramatic Black & White Landscape Photos

How to Capture Dramatic Black & White Landscape Photos

Useful tips and tricks to follow on how to take dramatic black and white landscape photos. Level up your black & white landscape and travel images.

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10 Shortcuts for Lightroom Classic You Need to Know

10 Keyboard Shortcuts for Lightroom Classic You Need to Know

I have put together 10 essential keyboard shortcuts you need to know to drastically speed up your editing workflow in Adobe Lightroom Classic.

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The Most Important Photography Awards for Landscape Photographers

The Most Important Photography Awards for Landscape Photographers

Here are 9 most important awards you should consider if you’re a landscape photographer. They are handed annually to the best in the world with cash prizes up to $120,000.

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My 8 Favorite Plugins for Lightroom Classic as a Landscape Photographer

My 8 Favorite Plugins for Lightroom Classic as a Landscape Photographer

Lightroom plugins are very important in landscape photography editing. Here is my list of favourite plugins for practical and creative needs.

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How to Install Lightroom Presets (2020 Update)

How to Install Lightroom Presets

A step-by-step guide with all you need to know on how to install Lightroom presets in Adobe Lightroom (CC), Lightroom Classic as well as Lightroom 4, 5, and 6 on Mac and Windows.

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How to Shoot Low Light Landscape Photos Without a Tripod

How to Shoot Low Light Landscape Photography Without a Tripod

Did you know that it’s possible to take great landscape photos in low light without a tripod? Here are my tips on how you can achieve that.

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5 Beginner Landscape Photography Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

5 Beginner Landscape Photography Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Landscape photography doesn't have to be difficult for beginners. If you avoid these common mistakes, you'll be able to improve your landscape photos very quickly.

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How to Install and Use Camera RAW Presets in Photoshop

How to Install and Use Camera RAW Presets in Photoshop

Do you want to install and use Adobe Camera Raw presets on your Windows or Mac computer? With the new .XMP format, Adobe now allows you to use presets directly in ACR (version 10.3 or newer)

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What is Split Toning and How to Use it in Lightroom?

What is Split Toning and How to Use it in Lightroom?

Learn how to use the Split Toning function in Adobe Lightroom to stylize a photo and how to add color and mood to your photos.

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What is the difference between Adobe Lightroom and Lightroom Classic?

What is the difference between Lightroom and Lightroom Classic?

Since 2017 Adobe has two different versions of Lightroom. Are you still scratching your head about what that actually means?

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10 Quick and Easy Lightroom Tricks Every Photographer Should Know

10 Quick and Easy Lightroom Tricks Every Photographer Should Know

I have created 10 short tips to help you improve your workflow in Lightroom Classic - not only for landscape photography.

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Shooting in RAW - A Basic Introduction and the Advantages

Shooting in RAW - A Basic Introduction and the Advantages

I have created 10 short tips to help you improve your workflow in Lightroom Classic - not only for landscape photography.

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The Best Filters for Landscape Photography

The Best Filters for Landscape Photography

This article features the best filters for landscape photography and looks at the different types and which is the best choice for your personal needs.

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What are Lightroom Profiles and How To Use Them?

This article will help you understand what exactly Lightroom profiles are and how you can use them to apply captivating effects to your photographs in Lightroom and Lightroom Classic.

This article will help you understand what exactly Lightroom profiles are and how you can use them to apply captivating effects to your photographs in Lightroom and Lightroom Classic.

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Speed Up Adobe Lightroom and Lightroom Classic: Apply Develop Edits in the Optimal Order

Speed Up Adobe Lightroom and Lightroom Classic

While working with the Develop module in Lightroom, image corrections need to be made in the right order. This will make a huge difference in how well the Develop module performs.

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Adobe Photoshop vs. Lightroom for Landscape Photography

Adobe Photoshop vs. Lightroom

Photoshop vs. Lightroom – both have their advantages, but which one is the best option for landscape and nature photography? Or why not have both?

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10 Tips for Northern Lights Photography

How to Install Lightroom Presets

Northern Lights photography is an exciting but also challenging discipline. Here are 10 of the most important tips that will help you to create memorable images of this wonderful phenomena.

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Photography Coaching & Workshops

Photography Coaching & Workshops (Live or via Skype)

Turn photography into your fulltime career! I offer coaching and workshops focused on business development and strategy consulting, post-production with Adobe Lightroom, and passive income sources.

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About the Author – Jan Erik Waider

I am a visual artist and fine art photographer based in Hamburg. My work focuses on atmospheric and abstract landscape photography of the North: Norway, Iceland, Greenland and beyond. – Read more about me, discover my fine art and landscape series, purchase prints or download my Lightroom presets for landscape photography.

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