From vivid sunsets to grand sweeping vistas, we are drawn to eye-catching landscapes. Yet, even to a non-photographer’s eye, there is a noticeable – even if not always conscious – difference between a pretty landscape and a moving, memorable one. A great landscape image will remain with us in our mind’s eye long after the initial viewing.
What is it? What is the difference between a passing snapshot and a lasting work of art? Well, it is many things but, above all else, it is composition.
In landscape photography, composition isn't just important: it’s vital.
Of course, technical considerations such as crisp focus and a balanced exposure are important too. However, the scenes ...