Same Location, Different Composition

How many times do you visit a location to photograph it? Do you try to capture it under the best light conditions or are you happy with whatever light nature offers during your first visit? Dimitri Vasileiou shares his thoughts on best light and composition

On the one hand we have landscape photographers who do not visit classic locations as they have been photographed by others and there is nothing new or unique to offer any more. On the other hand we have those who believe that these same locations have something new to offer at any time; bearing in mind weather conditions, the time of year, light variations, and even our own mood and inspiration.

My question is which camp do you belong to?

Location Facts

Many of you will recognise the location in my picture and, for those who do not, this is the classic viewpoint of the mountain Buachaille Etive Mor in the Glencoe area of Scotland.

I have been standing at that same spot on more occasions than I care to remember and, to be quite honest, every time I...

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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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