What makes a "winning" landscape photo for contests like The American Landscape? Beyond the technical basics of exposure and focus, making stand-out landscape images requires finding unique perspectives, timing your shoot for dramatic light and framing the scene creatively. There are also post-processing options to consider, such as color adjustments or deciding to convert to black-and-white.
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