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Mountain and Trees

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Blocks of shape and color—yellow trees in the foreground shadowed forest, and white mountain—give this image impact and depth. Look for patterns not just in details, but on the macro level.
Photograph by Paul Chesley

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Long Exposures

When making long exposures, use a remote release to avoid camera movement. If you don't have a remote release, use the camera's self-timer.

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