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Lessons From Mount St Helens

Mt St Helens is an amazing mountain rich in history. With most of the Mount being younger than 3,000 years old, studying its landscape can teach landscape photographers many things. Trevor Anderson shares his experience

Mt St Helens used to be a popular recreation area in Washington State for many different activities. The sparkling waters of Spirit Lake offered ample opportunities for boating and fishing and its shorelines were fantastic for the camping outings of many different groups. To many, Mt St Helens had a lingering aesthetic; the kind that seemed unchanging or frozen in pristine beauty. When its eruption occurred on 18th May, 1980, that lingering beauty was disrupted significantly. Residents were forced to re-adjust the way they...

Read this article, and many more, in High Definition, inside Issue 28 of Landscape Photography Magazine.

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Trevor Anderson

I am Trevor Anderson and I am a Pacific Northwest based Photographer. With the immense natural beauty and recreational opportunities available in my region, I was drawn to exploring the moods of nature while hiking at a relatively young age.

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