Be at One with the Land.
Customers as well as collection agencies have approved digital photography as art for a long time, but only if it’s of significant imaginative quality. Terrific landscape photography sells because the buyer is looking for escapism and the need to desire. As a types we have always been connected to and drawn to the landscape. Do you have a love for the countryside as well as a understanding of the landscape?
When you’re out in the open airs, far from the bustle, exactly what do you see …
… sunlight infiltrating trees and also dancing on the landscape?
… snow on the hills as well as a gushing river completely circulation?
… coastal high cliffs with the shimmering sea washing into the shore?
… a brooding skies casting a spell over the windswept moors?
… the warm glow of the sunlight setting at the close of day?
… or mists and also changing patterns of wind, clouds and magical light?
Do you see the charm and also feel the link?
To create a terrific image landscape you need to recognize the countryside as well as just how light affects it. You need to have a passion for the land as well as experience an intimate link with nature. The very best method of doing this is to check out a location on foot and also enter into the landscape before taking any photos.
On your stroll look for:
* Light (shadows and also highlights).
* Shapes (round as well as angular).
* Colour (consistency and disharmony).
* Texture (harsh and smooth).
* Structure (strong and also weak).
* Tones (light and dark).
* Patterns (also and also strange).
* Mystery (? and also? ).
So the next time you’re out with your cam looking for that open panorama of rolling hills and also hills, likewise observe the intimate details in the landscape and also maybe just photograph a tiny section of the larger image.
Your individuality and your vision have to come with in every picture you take; it’s up to you to record the essense of the landscape in front of you. If your photo works, the person viewing your photo will feel they can step into your picture and experience the feeling of being there. A wonderful landscape picture is a terrific retreat.