Online Class

Composing Classic Landscapes

$39.99$54.99

Capture majestic mountain ranges and colorful fall foliage with innovative techniques for spectacular landscape photos.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Adam Jones
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Explore the art of landscape photography guided by award-winning photographer Adam Jones, and master focus, exposure and composition for compelling shots of nature’s splendor. Surrounded by the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains, you’ll learn how to use your RGB and luminance histograms to ensure perfectly-lit photos in fog, sun and flat light. Delve into zoom and telephoto lenses for precise framing of your scene, and discover how to design eye-catching landscape photos that showcase your surroundings and your creativity. Find out why a polarizer is one of the most powerful tools in a photographer's arsenal, and combine it with a density filter to take riveting motion shots of waterfalls. Don’t settle for standard shots––learn the keys behind dramatic compositions that bring landscape photos to life!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Elements of Great Landscape Photos
12:03
Examine some of Adam's most breathtaking photos and discover the elements of design and properties of good landscape photography.
2. Settings for Scenery
25:07
3. Composing the Landscape
21:38
4. Creating Classic Landscapes
17:46
5. Light on the Landscape
19:00
6. Waterscapes
27:58

Taught by

Adam Jones
Adam Jones
Adam Jones has traveled the world as a professional nature photographer for more than two decades. His work has been used in campaigns for clients ranging from Canon and Eddie Bauer to Ford and Honda, and his publication credits include National Geographic, Time, Life Magazine and many more. Adam teaches international workshops and has worked as an instructor for Canon, Popular Photography & Imaging, Great American Photography Workshops — and now Craftsy!
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