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BULLSEYE COMPOSITION

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 »

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SHOOTING THE BREEZE

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St Michael’s Mount, Marazion, West Cornwall

Celtic legend has it that a few thousand years ago, Mount’s Bay was a dense forest that became the submerged victim of rising sea-levels. Evidence of preserved tree trunks from an ancient forest can still be seen in parts of Mount’s Bay at low tide. It has since suffered ship-wrecks, smugglers, Spanish attacks and a tsunami.

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