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Best Landscape Photography Books to Master Your Skills

Looking for the best Landscape Photography books? Browse our list to find excellent book recommendations on the subject.

1. The Art, Science, and Craft of Great Landscape Photography (2015)

Best Landscape Photography Books to Master Your SkillsThe Art, Science, and Craft of Great Landscape Photography teaches photographers how to convert their visual peak experiences-moments of extraordinary natural beauty that evoke a sense of wonder and awe-into stunning images that elicit the same awestruck emotion in their viewers. Randall is an experienced wilderness photographer, and whether you want to venture into the mountains for once-in-a-lifetime shots of raw nature, or simply hone your landscape photography skills from the safety of your back deck, Randall explains the art, science and craft of…
Author(s): Glenn Randall

2. The Landscape Photography Book: The step-by-step techniques you need to capture breathtaking landscape photos like the pros ()

Best Landscape Photography Books to Master Your SkillsHave you ever dreamed of taking such incredible landscape photos that your friends and family say, “Wait a minute, this is your photo?! You took this?” Well, you’re in luck. Right here, in this book, pro photographer and award-winning author Scott Kelby teaches you how to shoot and edit jaw-dropping landscape photographs. Scott shares all his secrets and time-tested techniques, as he discusses everything from his go-to essential gear and camera settings to the landscape photography techniques you need to create absolutely stunning images. From epic scenes…
Author(s): Scott Kel| Jun 7, 2019

3. Dusk to Dawn: A Guide to Landscape Photography at Night (2018)

Best Landscape Photography Books to Master Your SkillsIn the past, landscape photography largely ended when the last light of dusk faded from the sky. Today it’s only beginning. The latest digital cameras have made it easy to create images of the landscape at night that film and early digital photographers could only dream of. Equipped with off-the-shelf cameras, more and more photographers are venturing into the night, far beyond the comforting glow of city lights, and returning with spectacular images of places both familiar and unknown that are unlike anything seen before. Dusk to Dawn: A Guide to Landscape Photography at Night is your guide to this new photographic world. In it,…
Author(s): Glenn Randall

4. The Art of Landscape Photography (2015)

Best Landscape Photography Books to Master Your SkillsThere are many general titles on landscape photography, but few that really tackle the issue of composition in great depth. This guide assumes a good working knowledge of the technical basics—such as correct exposure, filtration, and sharpness—and concentrates on the "heart and soul" of landscape photography: the principles of composition and aesthetic design to convey meaning and emotion. While technique is not ignored, the emphasis is on how it impacts on the aesthetics of the image—for example, using filtration to enhance the mood of a scene rather than simply to balance the extremes of…
Author(s): Ross Hoddinott, Mark Bauer

5. Mastering Landscape Photography (2015)

Best Landscape Photography Books to Master Your SkillsLandscape photography can be a solitary experience, but award-winning landscape photographer David Taylor believes creativity requires a certain amount of peaceful contemplation to flourish. What skills or requirements, therefore, does a successful landscape photographer need? An ability not to mind getting cold or wet is one that springs to immediately to mind, but a landscape photographer also has to understand how the weather and the seasons affect the landscape. Navigational skills are useful to find potential subjects. Above all, empathy for the natural world is a prerequisite. Beginning with a…
Author(s): David Taylor

6. The New Art of Photographing Nature: An Updated Guide to Composing Stunning Images of Animals, Nature, and Landscapes (2013)

Best Landscape Photography Books to Master Your Skills What is the difference between a good picture and a great one? In this fully revised edition of the classic bestseller The Art of Photographing Nature, master photographer Art Wolfe and former Audubon photo editor Martha Hill team up to explain the art of composing images of enduring beauty. Against a backdrop of more than 250 photographs of nature, wildlife, and landscapes, they share insights and advice about what works and what doesn’t, and how small changes can take an image from ordinary to extraordinary. Throughout, all-new tips from digital imaging expert Tim Grey show readers how to make the most of digital…
Author(s): Art Wolfe, Martha Hill

7. Wide-Angle Photography: Capturing Landscape, Portrait, Street, and Architectural Photographs with Wide-Angle Lenses (Including Tilt-Shift Lenses) (2018)

Best Landscape Photography Books to Master Your SkillsThe very thing that makes wide-angle photography so compelling also makes it a challenge: While you’re sure to capture a vast scene using a wide-angle lens, it can be difficult to direct the viewer’s attention when so many elements are included in an image. For many photographers, the results of their wide-angle attempts are a disappointment and they just can’t seem to achieve that “Wow” they are hoping for in their images. Whether you’re new to wide-angle lenses or you’ve been frustrated by them for a long time, expert photographer,…
Author(s): Chris Marquardt

8. Todd Hido on Landscapes, Interiors, and the Nude: The Photography Workshop Series (2014)

Best Landscape Photography Books to Master Your SkillsIn The Photography Workshop Series, Aperture Foundation works with the world’s top photographers to distill their creative approaches, teachings and insights on photography, offering the workshop experience in a book. Its goal is to inspire photographers of all levels who wish to improve their work, as well as readers interested in deepening their understanding of the art of photography. Each book features the creative process and core thinking of a photographer told in their own words and through pictures of their choosing, and is introduced by a well-known student of the featured photographer. In this book,…
Author(s): Todd Hido, Gregory Halpern

9. The Landscape Photography Workshop (2012)

Best Landscape Photography Books to Master Your SkillsTwo leading landscape photographers come together to share their wealth of experience and teaching skills in this new title. This book aims to take the reader from the very basics of equipment and exposure through to advanced techniques. Landscape essentials, such as composition and filtration, are covered in depth and explained in a precise yet easy-to-understand manner. This book also has chapters dedicated to post-processing and printing, enabling the reader to go successfully from camera to print, plus a number of practical…
Author(s): Mark Bauer, Ross Hoddinott

10. Expressive Nature Photography: Design, Composition, and Color in Outdoor Imagery (2017)

Best Landscape Photography Books to Master Your SkillsPhotographer and teacher Brenda Tharp marries photography craft with artistic vision to help intermediate photographers translate what they see into a personal impression of a subject in nature. Using single images, along with before-and-after and with-or-without examples, Expressive Nature Photography teaches how to make exposures that are creative, not necessarily correct. Inspiring photographers to get out early and stay out late, this book explains how to use light, an essential element of outdoor photography. Readers will learn how to…
Author(s): Brenda Tharp

There’s a reason that landscape photography is one of the most popular forms of photography. The world is filled with beautiful scenes and breath-taking locations that make for exciting photo opportunities. One of the best ways to improve your landscape photography is by getting a hold of some of the best landscape photography books that […] Landscape photography is one of the most popular forms of photography and with all of the beautifully, eye-catching locations around the World, it’s easy to see why. Landscape photography is a Landscape Photography Books: While there are a lot of awesome e-books on landscape and nature photography, there are also plenty of printed books on these subjects. If you prefer to have a physical book rather than an e-book, here are some of the best options. Digital Landscape Photography: In the Footsteps of Ansel Adams A selection of 10 of the best books about landscape photography to help build your learning library and improve your landscape photo skills!

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some landscape photography books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Landscape Photography Workshop

Author(s): MagBooks
Publisher: Magbooks, Year: 2016, Size: 83 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1536720

Creative Landscape Photography Using the Pyramid Method

Author(s): Andrew Lilley
Publisher: , Year: 2015, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1323537

Outdoor Landscape and Nature Photography

Publisher: Future Publishing Limited, Year: 2015, Size: 37 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1372468

Mastering Landscape Photography

Author(s): David Taylor
Publisher: Ammonite Press, Year: 2015, Size: 27 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1501408

The Essential Guide to Landscape Photography

Author(s): Daniel Lezano
Publisher: Dennis Publishing Ltd., Year: 2014, Size: 101 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1370103

The Canon Guide to Landscape Photography

Author(s): Editor Daniel Lezano
Publisher: Magbooks, Year: 2014, Size: 66 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1370107

The Nikon Guide to Landscape Photography

Author(s): Editor Daniel Lezano
Publisher: Magbooks, Year: 2014, Size: 64 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1370109

The Art of Landscape Photography

Author(s): Ross Hoddinott, Mark Bauer
Publisher: Ammonite, Year: 2014, Size: 19 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1371401

The Landscape Photography Workshop

Author(s): Ross Hoddinott, Mark Bauer
Publisher: Ammonite Press, Year: 2013, Size: 66 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1371298

Karl Bodmer's America Revisited: Landscape Views Across Time

Author(s): Robert Lindholm, W. Raymond Wood, David C. Hunt
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press, Year: 2013, Size: 43 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1447140

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are really chart-busters according to Chicago Tribune, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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