The view from the pro

Digital Photo (UK) - - PLANET PHOTO -

Andy Far­rer is an award-win­ning land­scape pho­tog­ra­pher. Based in Dorset, Andy ac­tu­ally won the 2015 Land­scape Pho­tog­ra­pher of the Year award for an im­age taken at Dur­dle Door…

“The Canon 5D MKIV sees a big step for­ward as Canon’s 5D line-up con­tin­ues to evolve. I started with the orig­i­nal 5D be­fore mov­ing to the MKII and then the MKIII and now the MKIV is a cam­era that’s even more tuned up for land­scape pho­tog­ra­phers. The

“IT’S THE DY­NAMIC RANGE THAT RE­ALLY SEP­A­RATES THE CANON 5DMKIV FROM ITS PEERS. ITS ABIL­ITY TO RES­CUE DE­TAIL IS AMAZ­ING”

key high­lights for me are the ad­di­tion of GPS and Wi-fi. GPS es­pe­cially is im­por­tant for land­scap­ers be­cause you’re of­ten shoot­ing in the mid­dle of nowhere and be­ing able to tag your lo­ca­tion means you can eas­ily find it again. But it’s the dy­namic range that re­ally sep­a­rates the 5DMKIV from its peers. The abil­ity to res­cue shad­ows and high­lights from the RAW file gives pho­tog­ra­phers the con­fi­dence to shoot in high-con­trast scenes.”

Chris Sweet

This im­age from Chris shows his ap­ti­tude to pack the fore­ground of the frame with ex­tra in­ter­est.

Jeremy Flint

Jeremy demon­strated ex­cel­lent abil­ity in mix­ing light with shade, which is an im­pres­sive skill.

Matt Parry

Matt mixed clas­sic land­scape tech­niques with long ex­po­sure for a var­ied set of ex­cel­lent im­ages.

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