Corey Rich shares a few tips on how to shoot great outdoor lifestyle images and get the most from your surroundings.

You might be out there building your stock photography portfolio, on your first assignment for a print or online publication or simply shooting for fun.  Regardless of what you are working on the goal is always the same – to sell the experience to the viewer.  Being outdoors means you are working in all kinds of conditions, often beyond your control.  In this short video Corey Rich takes us through a few tips and gives some advice to help you make the most of your time out there.

Corey tells us what gear he likes to carry with him in order to get the shots he wants, while at the same time being comfortable.  As well as demonstrating and sharing lighting, posing, and composition techniques all along the way.

Photographic gear featured in this video includes:

Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Body

Nikon AF-S 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 G ED DX Lens

Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1.8 G Lens

Nikon AF-S 70-200mm f/4 G ED VR Lens


Corey Rich is a renowned outdoor and adventure sports photographer, you can read and see more of Corey’s work by visiting his website. Video shared under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial licence. Via Adorama.