One of the most important topics in the photography world revolves around the use of editing, artistic digital manipulation (such as composites) and recently, the very common practice of “peak stretching”.
In today’s race for “epic” landscape imagery, the grand scenic dominates. Sweeping, wide-angle, near-far compositions built on aggressive leading lines and capped by colorful skies are almost certain to attract attention and take social media by storm. Antithetical to these grand compositions are the intimates that have seen a recent resurgence. In this article Alex explains how intimate compositions are the tinder with which the fire of imagination can be sparked.