■ Try sticking with one lens and moving around. Sometimes all you need is to change position to make a scene pop. Get down low and shoot up at mountains with a wide-angle lens to make them seem even larger.
■ Shoot in all weathers and all times of the day. You’ll be surprised at how much a landscape can change in just a matter of hours. Try going out before dawn to capture the morning hues.
■ Manual mode gives you full control over every aspect of the image, but don’t rule out aperture- or shutter-priority altogether. In some situations, they free you to think about the settings you want to vary.