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 among the UK’s best-known landscape and natural history photographers. He is a multi-award-winning photographer and the author of several bestselling photography titles, including The Landscape Photography Workshop (with Mark Bauer). Based in Cornwall, Ross is best known for his images of the South West of England, but he travels all over the UK in search of outstanding views and atmospheric conditions. He is a Nikon Alumni, an Ambassador for Manfrotto and a Global Icon for F-Stop Gear. Ross is a popular and experienced tutor and co-runs Dawn 2 Dusk Photography, specialising in landscape photography workshops.