Rob Sheppard
Craftsy Instructor

Lomita, CA

Rob Sheppard is an avid naturalist, professional photographer and author of more than 40 photography books, including Landscape Photography: From Snapshot to Great Shot. He has trained in photography, ecology and botany, and spent many years as editor of the prestigious Outdoor Photographer magazine and as a fellow with the North American Nature Photography Association.

Rob's Craftsy Classes

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Shooting Intimate Landscapes

Learn to focus on the world immediately around you with lessons on light, composition, lens type and focal lengths. Follow Rob in the field as he explains how to “find the picture” – and when to say no. You’ll see how he sets up a shot, his favorite equipment and the best camera settings to choose from. Then visit the photo studio to analyze what works and what doesn't. With Rob's tips for shooting on a smaller scale, you'll discover engaging scenes and find terrific shots literally at your feet, whether you're in a local park or traveling the globe.

$29.99 $54.99

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Basics of Landscape Photography

Discover how to capture stunning landscape photographs with guidance from professional photographer Rob Sheppard. First, learn how to create compelling compositions and use tone and texture to emphasize interesting relationships within your shot. Then, find out how to achieve optimal exposure and sharpness in every photograph, while expertly framing your shot for the best proportion of land to sky. Next, add visual impact to your images using light and shadow, and find out how to change the perspective of your shot using wide-angle and telephoto lenses. Plus, get Rob’s tips on sharpening your scenes and on highlighting the elements you want for your best landscape photos yet.

$49.99

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