Hear ye, hear ye! Traitor amongst us! What villainous offence, what moment of madness thou hast wrought against thy goode and faithful master! ‘Thou art sooo lucky yon stocks and pillory be full already!
Unless your name happens to be Ansel Adams, the craft of landscape photography can be a joyless and frustrating one. If one wishes to merely document an environment, then any approach will do; but to truly capture the majestic soul of a mountain, or the serene beauty of a field of wheat, greater care is required in the selection of equipment, location, and most paramount, composition.
To illustrate, let us consider the landscape below. At first glance, it seems disjointed, overly busy — hardly a sweeping vista worthy of our lens. But by moving the camera to one side, and changing the angle, we discover Will you get the heck out of the way?! Trying to teach a class here! Jeez, some people!
0:05: You cannot reach me in my Fortress of Solitude!
1:06: Hah! Your feeble attempts amuse me, young one!
1:40: Wait… that’s not… what are you… uh-oh…
Two pints of kitty and a packet of crisps, please…
Oi! Two pints of kitty and a packet of crisps, please!
Two pints of kitty and a packet of crisps and I’ve got all the right money and all that I’ve been here a half-hour and why won’t you serve meeeeeee?!
… and here’s Tiffany, ready for a day at the beach or a night by the fire in this versatile knit tunic by Dicker and Dicker I Hardly Knew’er of Beverly Hills. The fur styling and nails are by Mr. Rudolpho of To Dye For on Melrose.
Posh, Mireia F.