How to Compose and Take Landscape Photographs


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Composing landscapes

Landscapes of course are great subject matter, you can make an entire career out of shooting landscapes. For the most part, your compositional concerns when you're shooting landscapes are no different than they are when you're shooting anything else. You at least want to consider your four essential composition elements: Subject background, a good sense of balance. You want to think about a good point of view, and you want to work to simplify your image. That last one, simplifying, can be particularly difficult with landscapes. Invariably, you find a great landscape and there is a telephone wire running across it, or there is a fence in the way or a parked car or something like that.

So, a lot of times that's going to be the thing you're wrestling with the most when you're working with landscapes. And of course, once you found a good location, in addition to those four things, you'll still be able to consider lines and shapes and shadows and negative space and all o...

Composing landscapes
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Composing landscapes provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Composition

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