We’re here to help you get the lay of the land…scape with our top 10 landscape classes on KelbyOne! These classes have produced some of the most majestic and awe-striking photos we’ve ever seen!

Here we go—rivers, mountains, lakes, and ocean views of every kind!

1. 10 Essential Tips Every Landscape Photographer Should Know

Scott Kelby took a trip to the Oregon coast, and brought KelbyOne members along for the ride! There are 10 essential tips that every landscape photographer needs to know, from the right gear and how to use it, to knowing how to prepare before you go and what to do when you are there. Don’t miss this one!

2. Landscape Photography: Post-Processing in Camera Raw

In our second most popular landscape class, Moose Peterson demonstrates his favorite techniques and tips to help you get the most out of your post-processing workflow. Using primarily Photoshop and Camera Raw, with the occasional trip through Nik plug-ins, Moose helps you understand the connection between your camera, your software, light, and more!

3. Uncovering The Magic of Yellowstone and Grand Tetons

We love this class with Rick Sammon, never a dull moment! Learn how to get the most out of photographing Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. In this class, Rick shares how to prepare for your trip, tips for creating powerful compositions, overcoming exposure challenges, how to shoot time-lapse and HDR, and a host of tips, tricks, and techniques for landscape and wildlife photography.

4. Landscape Photography Preplanning Post-Processing

Join Richard Bernabe in Cape Hatteras as he photographs the beautiful Outer Banks while demonstrating how the decisions you make in the field will impact the tools and techniques you can use in your post-processing. This class is all about how you can bring your fieldwork together with your post-processing so that you are capturing photographs that allow you to get the most out of your workflow.

5. Under the Milky Way with Dave Black: Lightpainting and Photographing Stars

Dave Black is back! Join Dave for some lightpainting under the stars in Mono Lake and Bodie Ghost Town. Dave starts off with a walkthrough of all the gear needed for lightpainting before taking us through the importance of a site survey.

6. Night-Time Photography Techniques

Seize the night! Join Gabriel Biderman and gain a solid foundation for creating better images once the sun goes down. In this class, Gabe discusses all of the tools you’ll need, the importance of scouting locations, how to play with time and movement, and how to shoot everything from cityscapes to fireworks and start trails to moonlit landscapes.

7. Advanced Landscape Post Processing Techniques

We couldn’t let this one slip past our radar! Ramtin Kazemi takes you step-by-step through his techniques for creating vertical panoramas, color adjustments, luminosity masks, selective contrast adjustments, adding atmosphere, and so much more!

8. Beginner Basics: Landscape Photography

We’re not surprised this one made the list! This is the class Matt Klosowski wishes he had when he got started with landscape photography. You’ll learn all about the gear you’ll need, the camera settings you’ll want to use, and all kinds of tips and tricks to help you get tack sharp photos that are composed for impact. Aspiring landscape photographers, start here!

9. Landscape Photography: Mountains, Lakes, and Waterfalls

Another great class by Matt Klosowski that will take you from mountain vistas and macros of dew-soaked wildflowers to waterfalls and glassy lakes. Any landscape photography trip starts with location research and packing your gear. Matt also touches on settings and considerations for shooting landscapes that can be applied to any situation your travels may take you.

10. Capturing the Natural Beauty of Yosemite National Park

National parks for the win! Moose Peterson shares his approach to planning, the gear he uses, the logistics that need to be considered, and his philosophy for making the best of the situation you face when you arrive. You’ll walk away feeling inspired by the breath-taking grandeur of the landscape in front of you.

Our members and instructors can be found, at any given moment, photographing the most iconic sites and views in the world. We’re always excited to share these experiences with you, and to inspire you to get out there! If you can, see these great locations for yourself, or bring these techniques and apply them wherever you call home!