2. Master Shooting in RAW format
I tell my readers this all the time; learn how to shoot in RAW format so you can edit the images as you want. If you are not familiar with the RAW format yet, simply put your camera on RAW+JPEG. The Shooting of landscape photograph involves shooting sunsets and sunrises where you will encounter contrast between dark and light, you can edit these as you want when you shoot in RAW format.
3. Get Yourself A Good Tripod
Along with quality DSLR camera, the best gift you can give yourself this year is a tripod. The Tripod helps you achieve more stabilization.