You Know You're Passionate For Landscape Photography When...

posted on 3rd of january, 2010

1. You chase storms and clouds hoping to catch a dramatic scene

2. You get up at 3:30 AM to be at a location before the sun rises

3. You keep going back to the same spot multiple times in order to capture a scene under the right conditions

4. You think studio photographers have it easy because they can adjust subjects and lighting

5. You know what the "Rule of Thirds" are

6. You know the "Rule of Thirds" should not always be followed

7. The terms "Magic Hour" or "Golden Hour" are understood by you

8. You will stand and wait for clouds to pass by and let the sun out
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9. You see charm and character in old structures that others call fire hazards

10. You enjoyed being outside even if you didn't get any good pictures

Comments (20)

Posted by Ozmosis on August 06, 2010
Posted by Ozmosis on August 06, 2010
Posted by Hcirdoog on January 07, 2010
Your so lucky to travel. I'm so limited to where and how i can get photos. that's why i use the things around me and the Opportunities when I'm on vacation.[imgl]ID: 9349768 Level: 1[/imgl] This is as far as I get to traveling.
Posted by Hcirdoog on January 07, 2010
been there done that, even with bugs in the outdoors![imgl]ID: 12191399 Level: 1[/imgl]
Posted by Novembergale on January 06, 2010
Great article, really made me smile! I can relate to all of it!
Posted by Preckas on January 05, 2010
Very enjoyable article! I love the storm chasing comment! :)
Posted by Adeliepenguin on January 04, 2010
Thanks for helping me laugh at myself, yet again.
Posted by Kikkerdirk on January 04, 2010
Yes I am! Happy new year!
Posted by Hlehnerer on January 04, 2010
Great article! Love it!
Posted by Wildmac on January 04, 2010
Yes, to all of the above! Definitely sounds like me :)

@ Susan - Maybe you could make up a collage of the smaller images? Just a stray thought cos I love old buildings too :)
Posted by Noonie on January 04, 2010
YUP!!! And my love for old structures has had me taking photos of them for many years. The sad thing is, I didn't have the greatest camera then and now so many of the things are gone. Well, I still have the snaps in 2 and 5mp, guess I can get an artist to draw them for me if I want.
Posted by Yuritz on January 04, 2010
absolutely right! :-)
Posted by Rosedarc on January 04, 2010
Posted by Fultonsphoto on January 04, 2010
Applies to me in most cases, sadly though I have not been out in the Countryside Landscapes for some time now - its time to return :0)
Posted by Frantab01 on January 04, 2010
fantastic insight - thanks for sharing :)
Posted by Baronefirenzeit on January 03, 2010
Lol... that's me! :D

ps: Great port
Posted by Marilyngould on January 03, 2010
Well done, thanks for sharing!
Posted by Maigi on January 03, 2010
Love it! Great article. Thanks for sharing! :))))
Posted by Mani33 on January 03, 2010
That is nice! Well done ;)
Posted by Colette6 on January 03, 2010
9xyes. No to 4. :-)

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Photo credits: Andrei Radzkou, Kadokarci, Ben Goode, Lepas, Mylightscapes, Svecchiotti, Wisconsinart.

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