Incredible landscape composition tips: shoot natural patterns

Incredible landscape composition tips: shoot natural patterns
(Image credit: Peter Fenech)

Landscape scenes with carpets of flowers or brightly colored plants are a popular subject for outdoor photographers. While the lower portion of woodland scenes often need to be managed with care or, on occasion, excluded in their entirety due to plentiful distractions, those with flower carpets are full of depth and pleasing balance.

The sense of the field of detail extending beyond the frame is a powerful tool as it encourages the viewer to explore the image and adds to the immersive experience. It helps our audience feel as if they are within the scene themselves, which is ultimately the goal of any photograph. 

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Peter Fenech

As the Editor for  Digital Photographer magazine, Peter is a specialist in camera tutorials and creative projects to help you get the most out of your camera, lens, tripod, filters, gimbal, lighting and other imaging equipment.

After cutting his teeth working in retail for camera specialists like Jessops, he has spent 11 years as a photography journalist and freelance writer – and he is a Getty Images-registered photographer, to boot.

No matter what you want to shoot, Peter can help you sharpen your skills and elevate your ability, whether it’s taking portraits, capturing landscapes, shooting architecture, creating macro and still life, photographing action… he can help you learn and improve.