Panoramic Landscape Photography in New Zealand's South Island - Day 5

Panoramic Landscape Photography in New Zealand's South Island - Day 5

The medium format digital camera is awesome for panoramic landscape photography.  The medium format digital camera is awesome for panoramic landscape photography. In todays video, I share with you my landscape photos from my fifth day on New Zealand's South Island. This is part of a series of videos that take me on a multi day journey with the Fujifilm GFX 50sII. The spirit of the journey is adventure and to experience new challenges. It follows the mountains in New Zealand South Island to photograph glaciers. Sample panoramic landscape photos   The Fujifilm GFX cameras have many aspect ratios to choose from, and one of them is 65 x 24. All the photos from this day were taken using the...

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Panoramic Landscape Photography in New Zealand's South Island - Day 4

Panoramic Landscape Photography in New Zealand's South Island - Day 4

The medium format digital camera is awesome for panoramic landscape photography.  The medium format digital camera is awesome for panormaic landscape photography. In todays video, I share with you my landscape photos from my fourth day on New Zealand's South Island. This is part of a series of videos that take me on a multi day journey. The spirit of the journey is adventure and to experience new challenges. It follows the mountains in New Zealand South Island to photograph glaciers. Sample panoramic landscape photos   The Fujifilm GFX cameras have many aspect ratios to choose from, and one of them is 65 x 24. All the photos from this day were taken using the 65 x 24 aspect ratio,...

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New Zealand Landscape Photographer Talks Photography Composition

New Zealand Landscape Photographer Talks Photography Composition

A New Zealand landscape photographer tutorial New Zealand landscape photographer Stephen Milner talks photography composition technique. This blog is part of Stephen's HOW TO TAKE LANDSCAPE PHOTOS - TEN STEPS TO CREATING SUCCESSFUL LANDSCAPE IMAGES tutorial series. For a list of landscape photography equipment that I use, please check out My Gear List. When I plan my landscape photography trips and create landscape photos, the two aspects that I consider the most are light and composition. There is a trip planning process that I go through that investigates potential subjects to understand when will be the best time to visit a location. For this tutorial, I will be focusing on the subject of composition. In this tutorial, I share my learnings in understanding composition...

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New Zealand Landscape Photographer Talks Understanding Aspect Ratios

New Zealand Landscape Photographer Talks Understanding Aspect Ratios

A New Zealand landscape photographer tutorial New Zealand landscape photographer Stephen Milner talks understanding aspect ratios for landscape photography. This blog is part of my HOW TO TAKE LANDSCAPE PHOTOS - TEN STEPS TO CREATING SUCCESSFUL LANDSCAPE IMAGES tutorial series. For a list of landscape photography equipment that I use, please check out My Gear List. In this tutorial, I try to explain the importance of aspect ratio selection for my images. Aspect ratios are an essential consideration for the composition of my landscape images. When I compose for landscape photography, the two aspects of the landscape that I will consider the most are the placement of subjects in my frame and the spatial distances between them and the aspect ratio. These three points...

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New Zealand Landscape Photographer Talks Understanding Light

New Zealand Landscape Photographer Talks Understanding Light

A New Zealand landscape photographer tutorial New Zealand landscape photographer Stephen Milner talks understanding light for landscape photography. This blog is part of his HOW TO TAKE LANDSCAPE PHOTOS - TEN STEPS TO CREATING SUCCESSFUL LANDSCAPE IMAGES tutorial series. For a list of landscape photography equipment that I use, please check out My Gear List. In this tutorial, I share my understanding of light when shooting landscape photos. When I plan landscape photography trips to take landscape photos, the two aspects I consider the most are light and composition. There is a trip planning process that I go through that investigates potential subjects to understand when will be the best time to visit a location. I have separate tutorials on composition and trip planning, and for this tutorial, I...

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New Zealand Landscape Photographer Talks How to Take Landscape Photos

New Zealand Landscape Photographer Talks How to Take Landscape Photos

A New Zealand landscape photographer tutorial New Zealand landscape photographer Stephen Milner talks how to take landscape photos. This blog is part of his - TEN STEPS TO CREATING SUCCESSFUL LANDSCAPE IMAGES tutorial series. If you are looking to improve your landscape photography skills, then you are in the right place. This blog series aims to improve your skills in landscape photography so that you can become the best you can be. There are ten knowledge areas, and they are a reflection of my journey through photography so far. The list below is what I consider to be the ten steps to creating successful images, which are in the order of importance: Step 1 - Understanding Light Step 2 - Understanding Aspect...

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New Zealand Landscape Photographer Wins Auckland Camera Centre 2018

New Zealand Landscape Photographer Wins Auckland Camera Centre 2018

A New Zealand landscape photographer wins award 2018 LANDSCAPE CATEGORY WINNER Thank you to Auckland Camera Centre and judge Talman Madsen for selecting my Image of Mount Ngauruhoe as the winner of the landscape category in their 2018 Photo Competition.

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New Zealand Landscape Photographer D-Photo Magazine Winner 2018

New Zealand Landscape Photographer D-Photo Magazine Winner 2018

A New Zealand landscape photographer wins award 2018 D-PHOTO MAGAZINE LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION WINNER New Zealand landscape photographer Stephen Milner achieves third place in the 2018 D-Photo Magazine competition. Thank you to the New Zealand based photography magazine D-Photo for selecting my image for third place in their landscape category out of 13,329 submitted across the competition. I was humbled to attend a gallery showing for the winning photos and to accept the prize from the sponsor Profoto. It was great to see great to see my image published in D-Photo's Aug-Sep 2018 issue of their magazine.

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New Zealand Landscape Photographer Top Emerging Landscape Award 2019

New Zealand Landscape Photographer Top Emerging Landscape Award 2019

A New Zealand Landscape Photographer Award 2019 The Seasonal Beauty of New Zealand’s National Park The artwork by New Zealand landscape photographer Stephen Milner is commended in Australia's Top Emerging Photographers Landscape Award 2019. Over the last year, I have been visiting Tongariro National Park regularly to photograph it in all the seasons. I decided to enter a selection of my images from these trips in Capture Magazine’s Australasia's Top Emerging Photography Competition. Whilst I didn’t win or even come in the Top 20, my images were commended in the Landscape category, which was a nice surprise. Thank you to Capture Magazine for commending my images.

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New Zealand Landscape Photographer Talks Exposure for Fuji Velvia 50

New Zealand Landscape Photographer Talks Exposure for Fuji Velvia 50

A New Zealand landscape photographer story New Zealand landscape photographer Stephen Milner talks how to expose Fuji Velvia 50 correctly. In this video, I use my Mamiya 7 medium format rangefinder camera, Fuji Velvia 50 and graduated ND filters to take landscape photos. To make sure I get correct exposures for my for my slide film, I use my Sekonic light meter to take spot meter readings.

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