Learn Landscape Photography
by Elia Locardi

Plan, shoot, and edit in LuminarAI like a pro.


Discover the secrets of landscape photography with on-location photo shoots and editing tutorials.

Master classic landscapes, aerial photography, long exposure shots, focus stacking, and more. Plan, shoot, and edit in LuminarAI like a pro.

This course consists of 12 comprehensive chapters that dive deep into photography. Easily apply this knowledge on your next photoshoot!

Learn to

  • Plan and scout breathtaking locations
  • Choose the most convenient gear
  • Compose your photos for pro-level shots
  • Create landscapes that amaze
  • Capture unique aerial photography
  • Shoot long exposure images
  • Unlock the mystery of HDR focus stacking
  • Edit to perfection in LuminarAI

What you get

  • 3+ hours of content
  • 29 video classes
  • Raw files for practicing

What you’ll learn

  1. Welcome

    Landscape photographer Elia Locardi has flown almost 2 million miles and traversed more than 70 countries to photograph some of the most beautiful places this world has to offer. Now he tells you all about it. Learn how Elia transforms his photos from zero to hero, channeling his passion for beauty and honing his photography skills.

  2. 2

    Planning your landscape photography shoot

    A lot of planning goes into finding the location you want to photograph. In this chapter, Elia discusses how to virtually scout a location to figure out when to visit, where to set your camera, and how to prepare for your trip.

  3. 3

    Gear and Travel Tips for Landscape Photography

    Traveling with gear can be a hassle if you don’t plan properly. Elia shares tips on the essential gear you need for a landscape shoot, from a good backpack to a light and sturdy tripod. Discover what will make your journey smoother.

  4. 4

    Composing Your Landscape Shot

    The composition of an image can make it stand out from others shot at the same location. Elia tells you about the factors that go into creating the best composition for your subject.

  5. 5

    Mistakes to Avoid

    We all make mistakes. However, we can learn from them so the next shoot goes even better. Elia shares some tips he’s learned to make your photo trips successful.

  6. 6

    Shoot to Edit: A Classic Landscape

    In this chapter, Elia shows his process for taking photos of a classic landscape involving water and editing them in LuminarAI. Travel to Lake Lure in North Carolina together with Elia and discover what goes into creating an amazing photo.

  7. 7

    Shoot to Edit: Aerial Landscape Photography

    Always wanted to master aerial photography? Here’s your chance. Elia reveals his full workflow for taking and processing aerial photographs, from capturing the perfect drone shot on Lake Lure to bringing it into LuminarAI and making it pop.

  8. 8

    In the Field: Long Exposure Photography

    Do you have moving objects in your landscape shot that you want to blur a little? You can with the secrets of long exposure photography. In this chapter, Elia demonstrates how to take a long exposure image with neutral density filters.

  9. 9

    Shoot to Edit: Focus Bracketing for Landscape Photography

    Discover the secrets of taking pictures of waterfalls. Want to make sure every aspect of your image is in focus? Focus bracketing will make it happen. Elia Locardi walks you through how to develop a raw waterfall image, combine multiple focus brackets into one image, refine the look, and use Dodge & Burn in LuminarAI to make the image pop.

  10. 10

    Shoot to Edit: A Grand Landscape

    Join Elia on his journey to Chimney Rock in North Carolina. Learn how to develop and merge detailed HDR brackets for landscape images and how to refine your landscape shot in LuminarAI to make it truly spectacular.

  11. 11

    Exclusive Interview with Elia Locardi

    How can you be successful in photography? What is Elia’s mindset when he shoots his photos? What are his thoughts on professional photography? How should you run your social media to boost your photo career? Sit down for a conversation with Elia Locardi as he talks about finding and taking gorgeous landscape images.

  12. 12

    Wrapping Up

    In the conclusion to the course, Elia thanks you for joining him on the incredible journey and shares some final words of wisdom. This video is all you need to get an inspirational boost. Now it’s time to get out there, enjoy each location, and create beautiful images.

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Elia Locardi

Travel photographer, writer, educator

Your guide in this course is Elia Locardi, an internationally acclaimed professional travel photographer, Fujifilm Global Ambassador, writer, public speaker, and highly experienced educator who spends his life shooting some of the most beautiful locations in the world.

Since he began traveling full-time in 2009, Elia has visited more than 65 countries, flown nearly 2 million miles, and collaborated with major companies, brands, countries, NGOs, and tourism agencies on nearly every continent.

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