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Landscape Photography: Sublimate the Wonders of Landscapes with Lights and Colors

Landscapes have always held an indescribable fascination for me. I have often been struck speechless by aspects of a landscape that I had not dreamed of. It is rarely possible to describe what I see or the emotions that I experience. Photography allows me to capture those extraordinary moments when light and color combine to create incredible beauty.

Landscape photo portfolio in color. Amar Guillen, photographer.

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Using Lights and Colors to Bring Out the Wonders of Landscapes

To be in harmony with my artistic vision of photography, I find the lighting which complements the unique aspects of a landscape best and then photograph it in that light. I attach particular importance to the eye-catching details of a landscape.

For me, the primary purpose of landscape photography is to capture the atmosphere surrounding a landscape at a certain time. Depending on the season and the time of day, the same landscape may look very different at different times.

Experiencing the Wonders of Landscapes

Have you ever had the opportunity to be on top of a hill and to look down at the cloud-covered valley below? Have you ever felt the wonder of contemplating the Grand Canyon just as the first rays of sunlight reach the horizon? Have you ever seen a landscape during the blue hour? Have you ever been left speechless by awe as the rising sun slowly reveals an underwater landscape in the Red Sea?

I had had the chance to observe these scenes, and many others as well. I have felt emotions which it is impossible to describe. These are magical moments which only last a few minutes. The natural beauty of landscapes is always breathtaking, and I delight in the wonders that I see. To show them to others, I chose landscape photography. It allows me to bring to others all the values attached to these natural beauties that I see.

Showing Both Far-off Wonders and Hidden Treasures Close to Home

Through my landscape photographs, I show far-away landscapes, which are sometimes difficult to access, and also the hidden treasures that are right outside my door. When I look at a landscape, I try to act if it was the first time I have ever seen it, even when I actually walk by it every day.

I am always looking for hidden aspects of landscapes to show people something that they have never seen before, and to continue to surprise my audience with the beauty of the landscapes that they see every day.