The time of day and the cloud cover combine to give a soft light and what I find a pleasing colour to the sky and distant ridges.
Split toning in monochrome helps make the most of a historic location.
A small aperture was used to give sufficient depth of field, whilst the shutter speed was just fast enough to stop the movement of the flags
essentially the same subject material can be approached and photographed in different ways to give quite a different effect or feel.
Taking advantage of the depth of field characteristics of wide angle lenses in landscape photography.
A foggy morning by the West Lake, Hangzhou, a single, coloured, autumn leaf floats on the lake surface.Hangzhou is known for a number of things one of them being the West Lake, an artificial lake built around 800AD.