Each season of the year brings unique opportunities, and challenges, for landscape photographers. The same scene can look drastically different throughout the year, and if you want captivating and unique photos getting out in the winter is one of the best ways to make it happen. Not only can snow and ice add intrigue to your photos, but fewer winter photos exist for most locations, so your work will stand out.
Of course, shooting landscapes in winter requires some planning, safety precautions, and a desire to do what’s needed to get quality photographs, but the it can be well worth the effort. In this article we’ll take a look at 10 possibilities for capturing your own unique and amazing photos during winter months.
Snow-covered mountains are a great subject for landscape photographers. Many high mountains are covered in snow well beyond the winter months, but winter brings the opportunity for photographers all over the world to head to a nearby mountain and capture a beautiful snow-filled scene.