How to Photograph Landscapes

To be able to express our own personality through photography and to introduce our own personal style in our pictures, there are a number of elements of design that we must consider. The most important are listed as follows:

Pictures usually combine two or more design elements, in order to make interesting variety and contrasts. Seldom, can we combine all the design elements listed above into one picture, but in the most successful pictures, usually one element dominates thus taking attention away from the shortcomings of other elements.

Depending on the circumstances at the time, we may organise the arrangements of image components by:

We can also change the importance of image components by:

Keeping in mind the comments mentioned above regarding the elements of design, consider the following photographic tips when photographing landscapes.

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