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Few compositional elements bring a smile to a landscape photographer's face than a well-placed reflection. Reflections generally signal other favorable conditions are present for impactful images. Conditions such as mist and low winds generally help create sharp reflections. Mornings offer the best opportunity to find crisp reflections. The presence of a reflection increases the compositional impact to an otherwise pedestrian composition and increasing compositional opportunities tenfold. While the opportunities are endless, you will need...

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Zooming into Landscapes

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Ask any ten photographers what a landscape photo is, and you will get ten different answers. The truth is that most of their definitions would be correct. There really is no set definition; you just know it when you see it. I define landscape photos as any image that conveys the photographer's connection to the outdoor environment. That leaves the door open to any subject. It can be representational, impressionistic, abstract, urban, minimalist, rural, and...

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Mid-Coast Maine

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The Coastline of Maine is no secret to photographers and vacationers far and wide. The vast coastline is home to unknown numbers of cliffs, rocky beaches, lighthouses, lobster boats, quaint villages, and tranquil harbors. Maine is home to over 3,400 miles of coastline, and that's more than California. Throw in over two thousand coastal islands, and it's easy to see why millions of visitors flock here each year during the summer months. Many of those visitors...

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