How to Find the Best Composition in Landscape Photography

A good landscape scene often affords a wide variety of potential compositions, and it can be difficult to know how to evaluate them all and find the one that will create the best photo. If that is something you struggle with, this excellent video will give you some helpful tips for finding the best compositions for your landscape images.

Coming to you from Nigel Danson, this great video shares some helpful guidelines for finding the best composition when you arrive at a new location. This can be tricky, as the sheer vastness of a lot of landscapes makes it hard to decide which elements to focus on, which to exclude, how to frame them, etc. This tends to encourage a lot of photographers to default to using a wide angle and just shooting everything all at once (I am certainly guilty of this even to this day), but often, there are better compositions to be found by cropping in a bit and simplifying the frame. Check out the video above for lots of helpful tips from Danson.

And if you want to continue to learn about landscape photography, check out "Photographing the World 1: Landscape Photography and Post-Processing With Elia Locardi!" 

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