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Lesson 18 of 39

Location Challenges: How to shoot Beaches


Landscape Photography: Start to Finish

Lesson 18 of 39

Location Challenges: How to shoot Beaches


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Location Challenges: How to shoot Beaches

Beaches, so what are we looking for with beaches? We've seen a lot of beaches today. I must like beaches. So I do but beaches, you know, I'm lookin' for, if I can, I'm lookin' for some type of reflection, whether it's a tide pool, whether it's the water goin' up on the beach and doin' a longer exposure. I love a nice reflection. I'm lookin' for longer shutter speeds to show motion in the water. Earlier in the day, I talked about there being an arch and going at the right time of year. So I saw this photo on a photo website. I was like, ooh, I wanna go shoot that. And they got the sun right in the arch. And I only realized, the sun is way, like, there's no way to get it in the arch this time of the year. This is a great example. But the little tide pools. So this is a bigger version of what was starting to form on Marshall Beach the other night. It had these little pools forming around the rocks. So on the beach, I'm gonna look for reflections, if I can get reflections in the water beca...

use the water comes up and goes down. I'm gonna try to get reflections, especially if there's a nice sky. And then I'm gonna try to capture some movement.

Class Description

It’s one thing to learn how your camera works and study the theory behind landscape photography; it’s quite another to put your knowledge into practice out in the field. Take this class, and you will learn everything you need to know about taking amazing photos of the great outdoors - and turn them into beautiful display-worthy masterpieces.

Join professional landscape and outdoor photographer Matt Kloskowski for this class, and you’ll learn:

  • How to use composition and proper lighting to shoot landscape and outdoor photographs.
  • How to get your images from camera to computer, and how to pick out the best of them.
  • How to enhance your images through Lightroom® and Photoshop®
Matt Kloskowski is a Sony® Artisan of Imagery, and the author of 15 books on post-processing in Adobe® Lightroom® and Photoshop®. In this class, he will walk you through everything that he does to plan his outdoor shoots, select his gear, capture great shots, and post-process his images to evoke the beauty and grandeur of the outdoors.


Christian Ruvolo

Mat Kloskowski class is really amazing, full of very useful tipps and inspiration. Wonderful pictures by him help to understand the explanations an I am learning A LOT from him!!! Thank you for the class!!! TOP!!!!


I love Matt's teaching style, humor, honesty, friendliness. I love On1 and all the other demos and critiques he does. He makes me enjoy the craft/art of photography much more and is a great inspiration.

a Creativelive Student

This class was for beginners and I believe Matt did a great job of giving students an great introduction to landscape photography. More on the practical than technical side, but that seems appropriate for an intro class. He comes across as a "real" guy who loves what he does and is eager to share his knowledge. Those new to photography will get a lot of helpful information and tips in this course.

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