Landscape painting reference photos

Find inspiration for your landscape paintings with these stunning reference photos. Explore different scenes and techniques to create your own masterpiece.
Reference Photos — Fine Art Pastels by Phil Bates Humour, Nature, Landscape Photography, Art, Environmental Art, Fine Art, Environment Photography, Landscape Concept, Landscape Art

At least half of my painting effort goes into shooting good reference photos. I “create” my composition in the viewfinder and shoot with as wide dynamic range as possible. Lately I have been using a drone to get shots that would have been impossible before. In order to get the widest dynamic range, I shoot bracketed photos at different f-stops then process them on my computer with Photomatix. I shoot thousands of photos, often visiting the same places at different times of day to find…

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