Tips for Outdoor Winter Photography

David Deusner
Jan 23, 2018 · 3 min read

For many, the coming of snow and colder weather can bring a wintry mix of feelings for the season. Winter brings warms thoughts of sitting by the fire with a nice book and some hot cocoa. To some it means new outdoor adventures building igloos and snowmen, sledding, skiing, skating, and beyond. For others though, it brings dreadful thoughts of shoveling, slipping on ice, and cold, windy commutes.

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No matter what you think about winter though, you can’t deny its unique beauty and wonder.

For many photographers, winter truly is the most wonderful time of the year with so many different opportunities for creative and artistic works through snowfall, singular snowflakes, wintry scenes and landscapes, icicles, and much more.

At the same time, capturing the perfect photo in the winter can be challenging with foggy lenses, wet and cool environments, exposure to the elements, and other facts that may affect the quality of the image.

Here are a few helpful tips for beginnings and amateur photographers to improve their photography knowledge and skills this winter season.

  • For better snaps always judge the balance properly. To avoid a blue tint from the snow you should make adjustments manually.

Be sure to comment below with additional tips and tricks for capturing awesome winter scenes!

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