On the one hand it seems like coming to a beautiful spot like this and getting a …good picture should be very easy. Because when I step out of the car here, …it's fantastic, it's, it's spectacular and it's really pretty. …But it's actually a difficult thing to shoot because when you got all of this, …where do you start? You can't fit it all into your frame. …So you've got to pick and choose, and when you do fit it into your frame, …you've got to ascribe some order to it so that the viewer knows what to do. …Now, I've been saying throughout this course, and you here me talk about it ad …nauseum in the composition course and some other places.…
About how you need a subject and you need a background. …That's not so much the case when you're shooting a vista because your background …is your subject. Your background is your foreground,.your …foreground is your background. It gets very philosophical. …So, the, I don't have necessarily the option of having a good, strong, …foreground element to serve as an anchor for the viewers eye. …
- Looking at the light
- Composing a shot to show rock texture
- Taking a shot with haze and working it in post
- Shooting sand dunes in changing light
- Exploring the vistas for a more dramatic shot
- Understanding the pace of a place
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Desert Roadtrip: Day One
2. Desert Roadtrip: Day Two
3. Desert Roadtrip: Day Three
4. Wrapping Up the Trip
Wrapping up the trip15m 54s
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