We’re all conscious of the need to find space and tranquility in our lives, and often travel to find it, but how can you incorporate this your photography too, to add impact and mood to an image? Using the four elements of design in your compositions will make them stronger and more engaging but adding space can take them to another level and enhance mood.
PART THREE – Red. A colour more associated with Autumn, red makes its first, strongest and most striking appearance as we move to warmer weather. Once a regular and widespread feature in the landscape, they are now returning as attentions turn to environment and conservation.
PART TWO – Green. With spring, nature brings vibrant colours and none more vibrant than green; the colour most associated with the natural world. So how do we use it with to convey the arrival of spring and as a graphic element?
PART ONE – Blue. With spring, nature brings vibrant colours back to the dull winter landscape. One of the most stunning spectacles is when woodlands burst into colour with bluebells. So how do you photograph a bluebell wood and make it more than just pretty?
Shooting seasons, part five – The arrival of longer, warmer days heralds the season when wildlife raise their young.
We’ve all taken a shot where it wasn’t possible to get it completely perfect in-camera or events ruined our image. Here we look at how a careful crop might rescue an image.
Shooting seasons, part four – As spring moves towards summer Helmingham Hall’s formal gardens burst into life and colour
Part three – The transition from winter to spring presents limited photographic opportunities but tells an important part of the changes in seasons through the year on the estate
Starting the project – familiarisation and planning got underway in January and February. Would winter bring snow and transform a bleak landscape?
What makes images powerful? Here we look at composition vs cropping.
In this series Chris Coe takes you with him through the changing seasons in England to capture the life of the Helmingham Hall estate in Suffolk.