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Solitary Grave With No Name

In a silent snow-covered wilderness, the only sign of human presence lies buried beneath a solitary cross. As Keith Wilson explains, it is enough to evoke a story that helps to make a landscape photograph even more memorable

Good travel photography is primarily about telling a story. The photographer shouldn't just be concerned with making an accurate exposure and balanced composition of an obvious subject. That may be good enough for a record shot of a postcard view, but such imagery is repeatable many times over. Instead, a photograph that engages the viewer on another level, through something less tangible, and provokes thought and emotion, is far more likely to be remembered and valued ...

Read this article, and many more, in High Definition, inside Issue 35 of Landscape Photography Magazine.

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Keith Wilson

Keith Wilson is the founder of both Outdoor Photography and Black + White Photography magazines and former editor of Amateur Photographer. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and on-line tutor in travel photography at My Photo School.

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