I've been going through some unprocessed landscape images from 2011...and it's strange how time away from a specific shoot lets you realise what you did wrong, and also shows you some things that you did right which you felt were not really "hot & happening" at the time.
So here's one I'd like some straight-shooting opinions on. At the time I wanted to shoot this pre-sunrise scene over the rolling Maluti mountains to show the vestiges of the more "foreboding" Drakensberg peaks at the back, and I quite like the diagonal lines leading you in. I'm starting to debate my own choice of foreground elements these days - it feels like I'm often choosing a "too strong" foreground anchor (if there is such a thing)...what I mean is that sometimes the scene needs to get the attention, and placing a prominent rock or bush or tree in the immediate foreground then "robs" the real vista of some of the attention.
What do you think?
It had been raining the previous day so the colours were nice and saturated to begin with...