The Essential Filters for Landscape Photographers

Filters are the bread and butter of landscape photographers.

In this tutorial, landscape photographer Ross Hoddinott looks at the essential filters that every landscape lover should have in their camera bag.

Get to know when to use certain filters and, most importantly, why.

This video was produced by Nature TTL, in partnership with B&H Photo Video.


Got your eye on some of the gear used in this video? You can find everything at the following links:

LEE Filters Kit:

Foundation 100mm System Kit:
Adaptor Rings:

3-stop Neutral Density Filter:
Little Stopper (6-stop) Filter:
Big Stopper (10-stop) Filter:
ND Graduated Filter Set (1, 2, 3 stops):

Other Kit:

Nikon D850:
Nikon 17-35mm f/2.8:
Manfrotto 405 Geared Head:



Ross Hoddinott is one of the UK’s leading landscape and close-up photographers. He is the author of several photography books, including The Art of Landscape PhotographyThe Landscape Photography Workshop and From Dawn to Dusk – Mastering The Light in Landscape Photography. Based in the South West of England, Ross is best known for his intimate close-up images of nature, and for evocative landscape photographs. He is an Ambassador for Manfrotto and Nikon UK (2013-15) and co-runs Dawn 2 Dusk Photography.