The colour version of this is pleasing. The reason I converted it and cropped it to a square is because as a colour shot, it’s not significantly different from a few others.

There’s a language to photography where you have to identify the meaning of a shot. Once you’ve done that, you can make editing decisions which might entail cropping away distracting or unnecessary detail. In this instance, the play of light on the rock was the the principle feature.

There’s a difference between psychology optics and camera optics. That is to say, how you feel about your photograph with its many associations is not the same as the visual facts. When your picture disappoints, but you don’t understand why, consider the above.

 

Corsica Mountains: Near Bocca Renosu

Sunday November 8, 2015