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The Easy Way Out in Landscape Photography

The Easy Way Out in Landscape Photography

In a world where there is more and more demand for quality images the challenge of creating enough as one artist becomes increasingly difficult. Posting on Instagram every single day a new composition that works isn’t always possible without cutting some sort of corners! What some have turned to in landscape photography is modifying the landscape to fit their needs. This could be done in many different ways.

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Letting the Mind Wander

Letting the Mind Wander

When practicing photography it isn’t always easy to compose and capture great images that are uniquely yours. Of course you will need good light and interesting subjects, but this isn’t the whole story.

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Look - Observe - See

Look - Observe - See

 I enjoy being in nature. It recharges the soul walking through the woods or along the coast. Looking at scenes that are untouched or that are in balance gives me a sense of inner peace.

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Being an Introverted Landscape Photographer

Being an Introverted Landscape Photographer

When I started photography it seemed like a very extroverted thing to do. I am going out into the world to capture images and then I am sharing those images with everyone else. I am putting myself out there to build a reputation or personal brand through photography after all which requires being an extrovert. Right?

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Fitness through Photography

Fitness through Photography

At first, I didn’t have much to replace the exercise with defaulting to a sedentary lifestyle. Especially during the winter it was easy to stay inside and avoid any form of physical exertion. Lucky for me I found photography as a good excuse to reverse these bad habits.

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Photographing Slot Canyons

Photographing Slot Canyons

When shooting in a slot canyon for the first time it can be an exciting time. All of the excitement and countless compositions create an overwhelming feeling from the moment you step through the narrow threshold. It can really help to hone in on some more simple concepts in order to avoid becoming the photographer who holds down the shutter button hoping to capture something nice.

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Advertising Locations in Landscape Photography

Advertising Locations in Landscape Photography

As a landscape photographer I love to get out into nature and capture its beauty. I then enjoy editing the image once home to fit my vision of how it looked. Sharing those moments I capture is something that comes naturally to me as a third part to the creative process.

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Almost giving up on sunset!

Almost giving up on sunset!

Shooting images doesn’t always result in success. I have been ‘skunked’ plenty of times when shooting. Sunrises and sunsets are never a sure thing. That is what makes getting something incredible all the more awesome when it happens!

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Trees of Silver Falls

Trees of Silver Falls

I woke up on Sunday morning well before sunrise. Normally, this would mean a trip to a scenic vista where I was going to try capturing beautiful light on the land. This morning I was after something else as I would be under full tree cover. I wanted to photograph the forest on my own in a very popular park.

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Another waterfall is getting destroyed...

Another waterfall is getting destroyed...

People love to explore and go on adventures to beautiful areas. It is a pastime I share as well being raised to love the outdoors through Boy Scouts as a kid. While there are many of us, there are few that really understand how much we can have an impact on the land around us while hiking, running, camping, etc…

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