A breath taking scenery, a spell binding sunset, an awe inspiring landscape – all of these spectacles can be chronicled in a simple form of life, a form of life, a form of living, which we quite triumphantly call photography.
There’s something about getting out in nature with the challenge of capturing some of the amazing beauty that you see. One has to love the quietness and stillness of waiting for the perfect moment for the shot, scoping out an area for the best vantage point and then seeing the way that the light changed a scene over a few hours. It is truly a joy worth waiting for.
Capturing a good landscape photograph does not happen by means of a mere accident. There are quite a few parameters that need to be kept in mind. For instance, one has to be aware of the right moment, identify the landscape, play intelligently with the conditions of light at that instance, and frame the photograph properly. A tripod can be put to good affect while shooting landscapes. Also, it is very important maximize the depth of field and look for a focal point. The sky plays an essential role in these landscape shots. The various patterns of the sky at various instances are truly fascinating. Also, one has to keep in mind the various lines and patterns in the frames.
One landscape photographer you should look up is Ansel Adams (1902 -1984), perhaps the most well-known of all the American landscape photographers, known particularly for his photographs of California’s Yosemite Valley.
In the words of Ansel Adams, “there are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.”