I completely love the Fall season, as many people do. The colors are so heartwarming, the smells therapeutic and the crisp air so refreshing. These things make Fall time strolls some of the best. I really enjoyed looking for areas of great shadow/light contrast to give the landscape mood. The photos below were taken October of 2014 on the 8th and 9th. They were taken upon entering the Teton Valley, as well as near the Sky Mountain Lodge in Victor, Idaho.
My aperture for landscapes is at least f16 and for close-up photos it’s f5.6 or wider. I like to keep my ISO as low as I can but in some low-light situations I will bring it to 200 or even 400. For best quality I use a tripod and my 50mm lens on almost all my landscapes. Some post-production techniques I used in Adobe Lightroom include sharpening, fixing the exposure, increasing vibrancy, darkening shadows, playing with the tone curve and increasing contrast slightly.
These are some of my favorite photos I’ve taken this season and I hope you enjoy them! Feel free to leave a comment at the bottom.