Landscape Composition – Part 7: the Thing About Sky

So far in my landscape photography series, I’ve talked about compositional elements, including their weights and how to use their properties to balance the composition by imagining a balance of torques around the middle axis of an image. I’ve also discussed the balancing of negative space, the perception of subject direction and the often-overlooked importance I attach to the separation of elements. Finally I’ve discussed the perception of depth in an image. This time I’d like to talk about

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