Empty Spaces

It should not make any difference where we are, whether or not the location is stunning, or whether or not the light is amazing. It is up to us to find the image even in empty spaces as Dimitri Vasileiou explains

In February, 2012, I was running a photographic workshop in the Inverpolly and Assynt areas of Scotland. Most of the places we visited were simply stunning, and the participants were excited about, and more than happy with, all the locations. I wish I could say the same about the Scottish weather; it was not very favourable on some of the days. We were all looking forward to having snow on the ground, but to no avail.

However, as a very important exercise, I wanted to take them to a location where I knew they would have a difficult time finding a composition. Having someone take you to a stunning location and guide you through the composition process is one thing, being left alone in a vast, empty space is another...

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Dimitri Vasileiou is a highly acclaimed landscape photographer, writer and photographic workshop leader. A professional photographer for several years, he was born in Greece and currently resides in Scotland.

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