Among millions of hectares of fields there is one that stands out in a special way. The blooming oilseed rape in the shape of a heart in this picturesque environment paints harmoniously the concept of love for nature.
Island of Love by Jeremiasz GÄ…dek
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A striking aerial photo of the Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone, the biggest hot spring in the United States and third in the world.
Mirror of the Land by Shihui Liu
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An apparently abstract aerial image paints a group of flamingoes in flight, creating a sense of peace whilst magnifying the surrounding nature.
Photographing natural landscapes is always exciting and we go to beautiful locations to discover, explore and capture our experience. Gaining the confidence and understanding of how to build these images to an award-winning standard can be a very fulfilling and worthwhile pursuit and empower you to share more of your work and grow much more into your potential as an image-maker. This eBook has been developed over time to contain some great tools and reflections to this end.
I have handpicked a selection of landscape images that have received an array of national and international photographic awards and accolades to showcase and explore in depth key aspects of composition, technique, light and storytelling that help contribute to their success.
Unlock the ingredients to stunning photos you’ll be proud of
“My goal with this book is to share my knowledge, accelerate your journey to creating award winning imagery and hopefully save you valuable time and avoid much of the heart break I have been through in the process.“ Ignacio Palacios
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Welcome to the unpredictable world of infrared photography. This is a world where trees turn wispy and magical. The sky becomes alienesque, and it appears that there should be three or four extra moons floating around. If you’ve ever wondered about infrared photography, or thought about giving it a try- these example photographs will pump up your motivation!
“Every time I post an infrared photo I call it ‘the parallel world’,” says Alin Popescu, “because it lives there in front of you, but you cannot see it.” That’s infrared photography described to a tee. Compared to regular shooting, infrared is Stranger Things’ ‘Upside Down’. A place that, visually at least, exists alongside what we see, but is completely hidden to us. Until, that is, you break through with the right tools.