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This picture is a classic example of the importance of scouting and, at the same time, the role of coincidence in landscape photography. I had scouted a spot on a previous visit to this part of Lac de Neuchatel in Switzerland, planning to capture an image of it in beautiful morning light.
When I arrived on scene, about half an hour before sunrise, the conditions turned out to be less than ideal for the short I foresaw. While the light was perfect it was clear from the outset that it would be far too windy to photograph the composition I had in mind, a long exposure of some reeds in calm water. A little frustrated I was about to pack up when I noticed that simply by turning my camera 90 degrees I would be able to capture the gorgeous morning light and haze in a very minimalist way, with the mountains at the other end of the lake barely visible and a beautiful contrast of the cold blue water and the warm and cloudless morning sky.
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