Hunter or Listener?

Our photographs are not our work alone, but the result of a collaborative effort made between us and the landscape. As Rafael Rojas says, sit down and listen to the landscape, you will be surprised at how much it has to say

From time to time, I see photographers running around holding a tripod as if it was a spear, about to be thrown against Mother Nature to ‘steal’ a killer shot or a trophy photograph from her. In fact, maybe all of us start like that.

For most of us landscape photographers, it all starts as a love for the world we live in. We somehow discover photography, and then occasionally a spark is lit. At the beginning, we frequently start pursuing ‘the shot’. As focused on photography as we are, we…

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Rafael Rojas

Rafael Rojas is a fine art photographer, author and lecturer, whose work has been awarded in the most prestigious international photography competitions. His Fine Art prints, sold internationally, form part of numerous private and public collections.

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