Photographing Winter in the Snow

In this tutorial, we’re going to show you how to photograph Winter in the snow. You’ll get some great winter photography tips and we’ll be showing you how to expose properly for snow photography as well as giving you some great ideas as to what to shoot during this coldest season.

We’re in the beautiful woodlands of England as the sun rises up over the trees and it just couldn’t have looked any better for us. If you’re looking for winter photography ideas, then this tutorial is for you.


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Info on the shots taken

Shot 1

Shot 1

Aperture: f16
Shutter Speed: 1/80th Second
ISO: 100
Focal Length: 16mm (Full Frame Camera)
Camera Mode used: Aperture Priority

Post Production in Lightroom:
General colour and tonal adjustments to increase contrast saturation and vibrancy.
Graduated filter at top of image.

Shot 2

Shot 2

Aperture: f16
Shutter Speed: 1/50th Second
ISO: 100
Focal Length: 16mm (Full Frame Camera)
Camera Mode used: Aperture Priority

Post Production in Lightroom:
General colour and tonal adjustments to increase contrast saturation and vibrancy.
Saturation increased on Yellows, Reds and Oranges.
2 x Graduated filter at top of image to balance sky.

Shot 3

Shot 3

Aperture: f16
Shutter Speed: 1/40th Second
ISO: 100
Focal Length: 16mm (Full Frame Camera)
Camera Mode used: Aperture Priority

Post Production in Lightroom:
General colour and tonal adjustments to increase contrast saturation and vibrancy.

Shot 4

Shot 4

Aperture: f16
Shutter Speed: 1/50th Second
ISO: 100
Focal Length: 16mm (Full Frame Camera)
Camera Mode used: Aperture Priority

Post Production in Lightroom:
Our Black and White Preset added, Free with our Complete Guide to Lightroom course.
Tone Curve adjusted, and blacks increased.

 
Shot 5
 

Shot 5

Aperture: f1.8
Shutter Speed: 1/4000th Second
ISO: 100
Focal Length: 85mm (Full Frame Camera)
Camera Mode used: Aperture Priority

Post Production in Lightroom:
Our Vintage 5 Preset added, Free with our Complete Guide to Lightroom course.

 
Shot 6
 

Shot 6

Aperture: f1.8
Shutter Speed: 1/2000th Second
ISO: 100
Focal Length: 85mm (Full Frame Camera)
Camera Mode used: Aperture Priority

Post Production in Lightroom:
General colour and tonal adjustments to increase contrast saturation and vibrancy.
Green added to highlights, Blue added to shadows