Helpful articles to improve your own nature and landscape photography explorations. You will also see stunning landscape and nature photographs created by award winning landscape and nature photographer Melissa Fague.
Leading Me Into The Light is a high contrast colorized landscape photograph of the historic Brandywine Train tracks that once carried thousands of people to the Brandywine Spring Resort every year. Today, the Western Railroad Stream train uses the tracks for tours.
Autumn Reflections is a landscape photograph created on a little pond near Clayton Delaware to capture the stunning details in color of the autumn leaves and the heavy rolling clouds over the pond. When I arrived on the site, I instantly fell in love with the bold colors of the leaves on the trees across the pond, the stillness of the water, and the heavy clouds rolling in the sky. As I studied the scene, I notice how the clouds and the colors reflected off of the calm waters. The clouds, both in the sky and reflected, created these leading lines that kept drawing my attention back to the colorful autumn tree line.
Lost in Autumn Color is a landscape photograph of a cluster of trees in the center of a still pond in full autumn color. The image was created to capture the beautiful natural framing of the foreground trees that have not changed in color yet while showcasing the beautiful array of fall color in the center of the pond.
Summer Shadow is a nature photo of a long shadows from a large maple tree and a meandering walking path on the grounds of Winterthur Museum located in Wilmington, Delaware. This photograph was created because of the deep shadows the early evening sun was creating with the tree; the shadow of the tree lined up perfectly with the lines of the pathway that was laid out in front of it, creating a nice flow between the natural and man made lines in the scene. This image is entered into the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadows