Compose the vista shot Travel Photography


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Composing the vista shot

I said we were coming up here to shoot big vistas. And I'm going to do that. But we got up here. It, it was closer than I remembered. So we got up here with good light and a lot of time to spare. So I decided there was no reason not to walk around and shoot some other stuff. And when I got up on top of the ridge here, there's all this lava flow and, in the low light it looked beautiful when you looked into the sun. The flat planes of the rocks really light up in this really nice way. So that's what I'm doing here, walking around shooting. And, mostly what I was playing with was just trying to find something to do with those beautiful black rocks.

Sometimes it was composing them against the landscape in the background. Sometimes it was trying to compose them against these little white bushes. There was there were these perfectly white branchy things that looked really nice against the black, or at least I thought they should. I, I couldn't really figure ...

Composing the vista shot
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