Creative Photography with Aperture

Challenge yourself to use your aperture settings to create a portfolio of imaginative and expressive nature photography.

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What’s Included?

  • Instant access to streaming video files for 1 YEAR.
  • 10 teaching videos for photographers who want to learn about getting creative with aperture settings.
  • More than 60 minutes of video content – in-depth explanations, examples, workflow, and case studies.
  • Workshop-style lessons taught on-location by pros.
  • Case Studies: Aperture-bracketing at Folaldafoss, getting a clean background for fishing puffins, creating a sense of location when shooting wild flowers, and more!

What You’ll Learn

  • Discover how professionals use aperture to capture original, imaginative, and expressive photos.
  • Learn to overcome challenges in nature photography by getting creative with your aperture setting.
  • Find out how aperture settings and composition can be used to create a smooth minimalist background for wildlife photography.
  • Explore aperture-bracketing techniques to preserve flow lines in nature photography.
  • How to create an artistic glow around your subject using Lensbaby Velvet lenses.
  • Get creative with our straight-forward, non-technical lessons.

What Customers are Saying

I can confidently say excellent job!

This (Visual Wilderness video courses) is exactly what I didn’t realize I’ve been looking for over the past few years: the videos, case studies, raw files, and explanations are what set this so far apart from anything else I’ve found. I have just started the course, but I can confidently say excellent job!

Mark Petry
Downingtown, Pennsylvania

It’s worth every cent!

There’s so many free videos out there it’s easy to be overwhelmed. The Ultimate Landscape Photography Course breaks down the fundamental knowledge you need for landscape photography and shows you how to use that knowledge in an actual photo shoot. That makes it a lot easier to figure out where you’re going wrong when you’re not getting the result you’re after. It’s worth every cent!

Tania Court
Armidale, NSW, Australia

Easy to follow and replicate for your students

Once again, a wonderful course (Getting it Right in Camera) that you have created here, in stunning locations, and by means of your intuitive style of teaching all the concepts and techniques can be properly digested. The case studies provide invaluable insights in how you work your cameras and the thought processes behind creating those wonderful images – easy to follow and replicate for your students.

Frank Weitzer
Germany

I thoroughly enjoyed the video courses

I thoroughly enjoyed the video courses by Varina and Jay Patel. Their clear presentation style and real life examples of their teaching enabled me to rapidly understand and put into practice what they were teaching. Their style is quite personal as if you were on site with them. Excellent photography in the examples supports the learning experience. Histograms were always a bit of a mystery. Seeing how to use them to improve my “in-camera” results will enable me to get the results I see in the field.

Michael Franklin
Ottawa, Canada

You have solved a huge mystery for me

Varina – this is EXACTLY what I have been studying these days and you have solved a huge mystery for me with this explanation of hyperfocal distance. I’m going to put your chart in my iPhone so I have it with me when I’m out in the field.

Catherine Martin
Palm Desert, California

I congratulate Jay and Varina on an excellent course!

I congratulate Jay and Varina on an excellent course. Naturally the most important element is the human and I am enjoying your philosophy, meticulous attention to detail, and words of wisdom learned sometimes the hard way. You are giving us wonderful and very effective advice and recommendations for equipment use and photographic technique. (Ultimate Landscape Photography Course)

Stephen Veronneau
Edmond, Oklahoma

Keep up the great work

I didn’t know Histograms could be so easily manipulated with such awesome results. I purchased this a few weeks, ago, and have viewed all the videos five or six times. Having been a public school teacher for 40+ years before retiring, I know what makes excellent teaching, and you, two, are some of the best instructors I’ve seen in the field of photography. Keep up the great work, and keep adding new additions to your ebooks and videos collections.

Michael Kaiser
Georgetown, USA

Mastering Exposure Webinar did an excellent job of explaining

The Mastering Exposure Webinar did an excellent job of explaining the importance of the different types of histograms, and when different types of bracketing/blending would be beneficial.

Paul Tibbitts
Norman, Oklahoma, USA

Having my own personal instructor!

I am looking forward to completing the Creating Impact Course.  You and Varina do an excellent job of teaching key photographing techniques. Watching your video’s is like having my own personal instructor!

Bill Higgins
Michigan, USA

I learn a lot from them

Both Jay and Ugo are clear and informative in their instruction. I learn a lot from them whenever they host a webinar.

Neal Abello
Santa Ynez, United States

Is this Creative Photography Tutorial for me?

This tutorial is for you if:

  • You have some knowledge of exposure, focus, and bracketing.
  • You want to learn to be creative with your camera's aperture setting for nature photography.
  • You want to learn how to use aperture-bracketing on your camera to preserve flow lines in your photos.
  • You want to create minimalist backgrounds using aperture and composition.

This tutorial might not be the right fit if:

  • You are a beginner landscape photographer. If you don't know how to use your camera in manual mode, you may want to find out more before you start this course.
  • You want to learn the basics of camera settings, including exposure and focus.
  • You want in-depth explanations of how and where to focus. In this creative photography tutorial, we assume you know how to use your camera’s focus settings.
  • You want a cookie-cutter approach to capturing wildlife and nature photography.

About our Creative Photography with Aperture tutorial

Our Creative Photography with Aperture tutorial is packed full of easy-to-follow explanations, rich examples, and in-depth case studies. You will learn how to use selective focus, create dreamy effects in your landscape photos, use multiple apertures, and more... while building an original, imaginative and expressive landscape photography portfolio.

Here are some of the key concepts covered in this creative photography tutorial.

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