Concentrating On Shape & Form

Forget the histogram, don't be afraid to register blacks as absolute zero, concentrate on shape and form, and strike a dramatic and evocative mood. Here’s Andy Brown with some advice

Often when photographing landscapes, our concentration is engaged with representing the elements within a scene in absolute graphic fidelity. This approach creates a close visual harmony with that which your eye perceives, however, it needn't be the only skill within your repertoire. Choosing to overlook certain characteristics or attributes of typically familiar subjects reaps its own rewards – both for you, the photographer and any potential audience. One of the more commonplace ways to achieve this is to…

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Andy Brown

An ardent devotee to most genres of landscape photography, Andy’s primary fervour and passion is for mono and split-toned, ultra long exposure imagery.

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