In the world of Internet and Social Media have we become too obsessed with bold, striking photos?
What is the best focal length for landscape photography? Well, one focal length for landscape photography that is often overlooked is that of a telephoto lens.
I took this photo on an August morning from Zaosiri Beach on Lošinj Island during a second trip to this location. I had found this fantastic place the year before purely by chance. While the view of these islands had interested me, it was not the image that I’d envisaged at the time.
Through Spring, Summer and Autumn the sun rises over the mountains behind Bled Lake, and from the viewpoint of Ojstrica it makes for a great photo, weather permitting, Here’s the story behind the photo.
The story behind the shot. Making a success out of failure.
The intention on this morning was to capture the sun rising over the mountains behind the island church of the assumption of Mary on Lake Bled, from the classic viewpoint of Ojstrica. It was likely my last chance, because soon the sun would move too far south for the autumn and winter.
What makes a great photograph? In this article I discuss the secrets of how skill, experience and knowledge, plus a little bit of luck, play crucial roles.