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Nature and Landscape Photography by Martin Borg

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CHAPTER 1THOUGHTFUL PHOTOGRAPHY

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Nature photography can’t be rushed. With a little technical know-how, some preparation, and a touch of patience, you’ll be able to seize the right moment when it arises. The trick is to know where to look.

1 Up and at ’Em

To capture truly enthralling nature and landscape images, there’s no avoiding it: you’ve got to beat the sun out of bed. This photo, for example, was taken in the middle of the night, at 2:15 a.m. (in Norway). Hard though it may be, if you can shake off your weaker self and pull yourself from your warm bed, you won’t regret it. Morning twilight brings out the best of the natural world—early morning ...

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