Often (too often?) landscapes feel like the only diet of many photographers.
The need to capture “the view” goes back a long way, right back to Kodak marketing of the first Brownie camera in the 1900’s, when a “nice photo” was proof of an enjoyable day out.
But landscapes can be much more interesting than the traditional chocolate box picture if only we open up our imaginations a little.
Ted Leeming and his wife Morag Paterson are landscape photographers based in Dumfries and Galloway in southwest Scotland and their website here has some really beautiful landscape images, many of the local area.
But what really caught my eye are the many abstract images which capture the stillness and beauty of the landscape simply through colour and form.
Have a look and see what you think.
Their website offers courses, so if you would like to know more about how images like these can be made……