Capturing Beautiful Compositions

Understanding why a scene amazes us and finding ways to photograph it to better serve our amazement can enhance the joy of being an artist. Trevor Anderson explains his thoughts

When I compose an image, it virtually always starts intuitively; through seeing something that interests me in a scene, though I may not be able to pinpoint why it does initially. Many of my favorite images start with being awed; they begin in those moments when I feel compelled to look in a certain direction at the right moment and see just the right unfolding of a scene. This sense of wonder and awe are critical, because it is only after this level of emotion has kicked in that I can feel convinced that this is a scene worthy of my time and energy. Once I reach a high level of inspiration, I can then begin to…

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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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