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Triptych, 3 Images Together

"Landscape photographers often concentrate on getting one excellent image from each location using the best combination of all the elements available at the site. There is another way as David Hay explains"

Small sets of images can tell the story in a different way. The simplest set is a triptych; three photographs that work individually but, when put together, work even better as a set. Conventionally, a set should comprise three horizontal images or sometimes three vertical ones, but I have been experimenting with a mixture of the two, even though generally a symmetrical set seems to work best because of its natural balance. The set illustrating this article has a central vertical image flanked by two horizontal ones, although recently I created a set with two...

Read this article, and many more, in High Definition, inside Issue 17 of Landscape Photography Magazine.

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David Hay

I took up photography at the age of eleven and have been passionate about it ever since. As a retired biologist I still marvel at the beauty of the natural world and try and capture the colours and forms of natural things around me.

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