Telephoto landscape photography is a creative way to capture distant scenes and details that are often overlooked by the naked eye. To get started with this genre, you will need a telephoto lens, a tripod, and a remote shutter release. A telephoto lens is one that has a focal length of 70mm or more, and it allows you to zoom in on your subject and compress the perspective. A tripod is essential to keep your camera steady and avoid camera shake, especially at longer focal lengths. A remote shutter release is a device that lets you trigger the shutter without touching the camera, which can also cause unwanted vibrations. Some tips for telephoto landscape photography are: 
- Look for patterns, shapes, textures, and colors that create visual interest and contrast.
- Use a small aperture (large f-number) to increase the depth of field and keep everything in focus.
- Use a polarizing filter to reduce glare and enhance the colors and contrast of the sky and water.
- Experiment with different compositions and perspectives by changing your position and zooming in or out.
- Be patient and wait for the right light and weather conditions to capture the mood and atmosphere of the scene.
Landscape photography often starts with wide angle lenses or super wide-angle lenses but the article by Alex shines a new light on how to setup for great landscape photos.  And with the changing color in our landscape, some photos with telephoto lenses will be interesting.  This article offers a real diversity of ways to use a telephoto lens to take very different and unique views of the world.
Try a Telephoto Lens for Landscapes
Brian Matiash - Outdoor Photographer
Brian shows how a telephoto lens can be used to take great shots of the mountains, especially when the snow hits. 
This article talks not only about the type of landscapes to shoot but also a few challenges like using a tripod and the right kind of aperture and well as interesting features and weather.
An interesting admission of a photographer going from a wide angle to a telephoto for his landscape photos.  Josh Cripps explains how using a telephoto lens can help you to see the landscape differently and get some great shots of beautiful landscapes … like Grand Teton NP.  Good article to get you thinking about options.
And here are some things to be aware of when taking telephoto landscape shots, especially when it is windy.
One of my favorite techniques in photography is shooting panoramas with a telephoto lens. I got asked a lot about this technique, so I decided to create a full video and article in which I’ll go through the entire process.
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