For years, it has been said that a photo can speak a thousand words. But in the world of these 15 famous landscape photographers, as you can see their photos don't speak a thousand words, they leave you breathless! Here's a list of 2015's most highly talented landscape photographers that you should definitely know.
15 Famous Landscape Photographers
1. Trey Ratcliff
He is the owner of the world's best travel photography blog; StuckInCustoms.com. Though he specialized in Math and Computer Science at Southern Methodist University, Trey chose to go into photography, hence his algorithm-like process of captivating scenes. He has been featured on NBC, CBS, ABC, BBC and FOX. You can visit his HDR tutorial on how to create his stunning images. I also learn a lot HDR tips and tricks from him. Though we may all love his work, he still considers his mom his greatest fan. One more thing, he grew up blind in one eye!
2. Atomic Zen
Despite being so superb, Atomic still considers himself an amateur photographer. He lives in Sydney, hence his specialty in Australian and New Zealand landscapes. His goal is to illustrate nature's beauty and through it, inspire more people to do landscape photography. You can visit his 500px portfolio for more of his photograph.
3. Antony Spencer
Antony is a Dorset, England based landscape photographer. Being a resident of Dorset, he feels privileged to capture the beautiful scenes of Dorset all year round. His passion was born on 2007 just after purchasing his first SLR digital camera. He is so great at what he does that in 2010, he was named UK's landscape photographer of the year. For more of this work, please visit his website.
4. Todd and Sarah Sisson
This New Zealand couple started photography way back in 1997 after buying their first SLR camera while in Canada. However, they embraced professional landscape photography as a profession in 2007. Their works have been published both nationally and internationally. They reside in Central Otago, Alexandra, with their two children. View more of their work in the website: SissionPhotography.
5. William Lau
William live in Hong Kong. He works as a freelance photographer and blogger. His belief is that beautiful photography acts as eyes of the world through which people can share their joy. His primary goal in life is to share everything he has learned about photography with aspiring photographers. You can visit his blog and his 500px profile for more of his work. However, his blog is in Chinese.
6. Marc Adamus
Marc, who is a resident of Corvallis, Oregon, is considered one of the best landscape photographers of the 21st Century. His photography brings a mixture of art and drama, all of which is derived from his keen eye for nature in the wild. What makes him stand out from the rest is his desire to capture rare and beautiful moments, regardless of the weather or season. And, just like every other artist, he loves working alone. His work has been published in different prints including National Geographic and The Outdoor Photographer.
7. Alex Noriega
Alex works as a full-time landscape photographer and is based in Portland, Oregon. Though his first love is landscape photography, he also loves abstracts and architecture. To enable him to get the image he's looking for, he focuses on the intrinsic beauty of the scenery, the lighting and most importantly, his technical know-how. More of his work on his website.
8. Alban Henderyckx
Alban resides on the Atlantic coast of France. Though he is in his early thirties, he has taught himself the importance of immersing himself in the world, hence his ability to capture unbelievably breath-taking sceneries, just like a pro. What makes him so successful? He has taught himself the importance of carrying his inspiration with him in all that he does. Check out his portfolio website for more detail.
9. Max Rive
Max considers himself a European adventurer with a camera. He lives in the Netherlands and specializes in shooting mountain landscape photographs. His love for photography started in 2009 when he took a small camera with him while on a trip to the French Alps. What he desires, above all else, is to be 100 percent focused on photography. He will soon start a long and continuous journey true the Himalayas, Andes, China and New Zealand. More of his photos here.
10. Miles Morgan
Miles is not only a landscape photographer but also an airline pilot. He lives in Portland, Oregon and only tries his luck at amateur fine art landscape photography whenever he sees something pretty that his lens can't resist. Though he grew up with cameras, (his father is a very successful photojournalist), he started giving serious attention to photography in 2009. You can learn more about him on his website.
11. Wayne Humphrey
Wayne, who lives in West Sussex, started taking photography seriously during these past six years. How is he able to come up with such beautiful works? He likes breaking the rules. His inspiration comes from Britain's wondrous and lush landscapes and countryside. So far, his magnificent work has been published in a number of publications and has also won him a number of awards. To spread the magic of photography, Wayne runs workshops in various regions all year long. Visit his website for more detail of his workshop and tutorial.
12. Artur Stanisz
Artur is a Polish-Canadian residing in British Columbia. Though he studied tourism management, he found his way quickly to photography as it had always been part of his life. To become exceptional, he trained himself as well as spent lots of time exploring unique locations. His website have lots of stunning images as well.
13. Vittorio Poli
Vittorio is an amateur landscape photographer based in the largest plateau in Northern Italy. He started doing photography in early 2009. Poli is highly fascinated by the mountains, hence the reason most of his photos are mountain landscapes. Aside from photography, he is also a big enthusiast of astronomy. He share most of his photographs on his website like others do.
14. Marco Carmassi
Marco, who is an Italian based landscape photographer, has been in the profession for the past 27 years. This has given him a chance to have all the experience anyone could ever hope for. By keeping up with technology and the latest trends, today he is considered among the very best in the field of landscape photography. Visit his blog for more detail.
15. Gary McParland
Gary is a Northern Ireland landscape photographer based in the county of Armagh. Though most of his work captures Northern and Southern Ireland, he also has countless beautiful photos from the UK and Scotland. His photography has been featured in various print publications and has also won him numerous awards. In 2010, he was named Ireland's photographer of the year and in 2011, the winner of Wanderlust’s travel photographer of the year. More of his work here.