The sky is a vital part of most of the landscape photographs. Whether it be colorful skies during sunrise and sunset or cloud patterns, landscape photographers always look to include these elements in their photographs. But nature is ever changing and one cannot expect the sky to be breathtaking every time. So what can you do if the sky presents you with a challenging situation? Landscape photographer Michael Breitung shows three ways to deal with flat, grey skies in landscape photography:
SHOOT DURING THE BLUE HOUR
When conditions are challenging (or just dull), Breitung likes to shoot during the blue hours after sunset or before sunrise. During blue hours, light gets even softer than during a cloudy day, which allows him to take photographs with an even longer exposure time.