Create your online landscape photography portfolio.
Are you ready to show your landscape photos to the rest of the world? Maybe sell fine art prints or downloads, use your site to apply for grants, book work more easily? Take the next step in your career or side hustle with a landscape photography website.
How to create a landscape photography portfolio.
1. Get started.
Without a doubt, getting your photography online will take your career to the next level. There are many options for creating a website. Consider your goals when selecting the right platform for your portfolio. If you plan to sell your art in an online store, you should narrow your search to platforms that include integrated labs and selling tools.
2. Gather your work.
Likely the most time consuming part of the process, gathering and organizing your work will be an important step in creating a landscape portfolio. You’ll want to choose the best 20-30 shots for your homepage series, and then figure out how to organize the remainder of your best images on your site, thematically, by sub-genre, etc.
3. Choose a template.
You have plenty of options to choose from and can always change your mind later; don’t let this step make you feel overwhelmed. Choosing a theme that works for you and your photographs can be a fun part in the process, and even better if they are also optimized for all digital devices and platforms.
4. Personalize your site.
Customize your landscape portfolio website with colors and fonts that work for you. You can even brand your site if you have your own logo, and add your custom domain. Think about the look and feel that resonates for you and will connect you to the landscape photography audience you are aiming for.
5. Integrate your social media.
Keep that conversation going and make it easy for users to invest in you–having a seamless way to call out your social media accounts is an advantage of a landscape portfolio website. This way it’s easier for users to follow you, get a closer look at your work, and be in the know about new work available in your online website store.
6. Consider the business end.
With Zenfolio, you can easily monetize your site through automated workflows. Sell prints, digital downloads, offer a special discount, create photo packages, or allow visitors to book your services with the tools that will help you make money from your landscape photography. You’re worth it.
What to include in a landscape photography portfolio.
Get off to a great start–make a list of what you need to include in your landscape portfolio website so you can get there faster and more successfully.
A curated selection of your work.
You’ll want to show a depth and breadth of your skill-set without overwhelming your portfolio website visitor. Carefully make a selection of 20-30 of your most impressive work and group them on your site so users can navigate through various shoots. With Zenfolio integrations and upload capabilities, this task will be relatively painless!
Ensure compatibility and quality.
Nothing is worse than having your images not display properly on your landscape portfolio website. Ensure you’ve optimized your photographs for the web and utilize our tools to batch size, organize…we can do a lot to ensure this fidgety process benefits your site.
A way to contact you.
You’ll probably have site visitors keen to learn more about your work. So what better way to keep the conversation going than a quick e-mail capture? The modern day exchange of business cards, an online contact form allows users to express interest in staying in touch with you. A great thing to include in your portfolio.
An online store.
What better way to expand your business than to offer ways for website visitors to invest in your work? By including an online store in your landscape portfolio website you’re able to better monetize your photography, whether it is in the form of framed or standard prints, canvas wraps, metal prints, greeting cards, or downloads–take advantage of our powerful selling platform.
Don’t forget your bio.
Your biography will be an important piece to your landscape portfolio website. It gives potential clients a snapshot of your experience and a better idea of who you are as a person. Our tip? Feature a photo of yourself and a stunning landscape in your background. Live into your brand.
Landscape photography portfolio examples.
Get inspired by a stunning collection of real-life examples, showcasing the creativity and distinctive visual aesthetics of landscape photographers.
Why build your portfolio with Zenfolio?
Templates you want to use.
Get started seamlessly by choosing from a variety of templates or let us suggest ones for you based on your photographing style. It’s that simple. Our templates are tested and true, and will help put your creative product front and center for your viewer.
Time spent vs time saved.
With our scheduling and booking system, e-commerce options, marketing, and photo upload tools, we’ve built ways to give you more of your time back. This way you can spend it shooting, editing, building professional relationships, maybe even just taking more time to recharge and sleep!
Search engine optimization.
Our SEO features will help you chart or stay on course to show, share, and sell more of your photography. Utilizing our image title, alt text, and keyword customizations with relevant text helps your portfolio website appear higher in search results. From our social media integration, user-friendly blog creation, and the ability to add content blocks with relevant text and locations, we have you covered.
Easy ways to communicate with visitors and clients.
We make it easy for you to stay in touch with past art buyers, as well as build and manage your client relationships. Utilize our contact forms, e-mail templates, in-gallery image favorites and commenting, blog features, and more.
Security for your work.
Your photography deserves to be protected. Zenfolio has been protecting photographers’ work for over 15 years with security and privacy controls. We offer image size display controls, cloud storage, custom watermarks, and options to password-protect select galleries to help your work stay more secure.
Generate more revenue.
You can earn more by utilizing Zenfolio’s robust selling tools. Our powerful and customizable online store allows you to generate money for your photography business via products offered by one of our integrated labs or your own custom, self-fulfilled products. We can even help you set your prices and generate promotional campaigns to increase sales.
Frequently asked questions.
You’re in good company.
Discover why thousands of photographers trust Zenfolio for their online portfolio needs. Read our glowing customer reviews and see for yourself why our user-friendly platform and exceptional customer support make us the top choice for photographers of all levels.
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I’m a brand new start up photography company and I’ve scheduled 2 phone chats with them and both have been fantastic!”
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