Composition & Creativity Photography
When it comes to creating a beautiful landscape photograph, the most important component is composition. The building blocks of composition — line, shape, texture, pattern, and color — create visual flow that will hold a viewer’s attention and lead the eye through the composition from one element to the next. An open and creative mind will help drive the story behind the photograph and transform the ordinary into something extraordinary.
Slow Photography and Working a Scene
Landscape photographers often have an approach to working a landscape scene. My own style is a bit like a slow dance, not about rushing around, although at times changing light
The Secret Language of Color and Landscape Photography
As a graphic designer, I use my knowledge of the power of color to create designs that emotionally provoke. For example, if I were designing a logo for a company that
Creative Landscape Photographs
How do you make better, more meaningful creative landscape photographs? I’ve found some practices that have helped me along my creative path, and after jotting them down, I realized that
Fundamentals for the Landscape Photographer
There are as many ways to take a picture as there are photographers, and every approach is as individual as the person behind the camera. Still, there is no substitute for understanding
My followers often ask me about why my photographs have a certain distinctive quality to them. It is a hard question to answer. My first thought is to say, they
This Spring, I made my first trip to the Southwest United States, where I spent a week exploring and photographing in and around some of the most famous landscapes in the country.