Monthly Archives: October 2015


Walking to Lindisfarne

Causeway, Holy Island, Northumberland

Edward Weston said that “to consult rules of composition before making a picture is a little like consulting the law of gravity before going for a walk”. He felt that adhering too closely to such rules inhibited “freshness of vision” and resulted in “tedious repetition of pictorial clichés”. However, even a cursory study of modern landscape photography will quickly reveal that such compositional rules are still frequently utilized, to great effect. Continue reading »