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Much like a moth's attachment to a light bulb, Landscape photographers are drawn to waterfalls. Waterfalls offer photographers dynamic opportunities for image creation. Multiple compositions, like leading lines or S curves, provide an excellent starting point for impactful images. Waterfalls come in all shapes and sizes and can be found anywhere in the world. They transform themselves throughout the seasons, overflowing in Spring and frozen in winter. Waterfalls in the lower latitudes that don't see a change of season still see a seasonal variation in water flow.

Photographing waterfalls does require a good bit of...

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The northern half of Italy offers some of the most beautiful scenery in all of Europe. For the purposes of this post, my definition of northern Italy is from the city of Florence north to the Swiss border. Along with Florence, (and the Tuscan region) this includes the cities of Venice and Milan. North of these cities the region is home to lakes and majestic mountain ranges. Lake Como and the Dolomites are excellent examples of each.

As I write this, it is the Spring of 2020, and this region has just recently been devastated by...

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Generally, my photography pursuits have been focused on natural landscapes. An early morning walk through a forest or a pre-dawn seashore excursion or the sun's first light on the mountain tops is the stuff that drives landscape photographers. I like all those things. I also like street photography and always jump at the opportunity to grab my Fujifilm X100T rangefinder-style digital camera and it the streets.

I find street photography more difficult than a landscape scene. The type of street photography I like generally lacks any people. I am more drawn to the landscape composition...

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