The Backwards Image in Landscape Photography

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The backwards image? What could it be? In this video, professional outdoor photographer, Steve Kossack, takes you to northern Arizona and captures a backwards image to tell a story about the Colorado River.

From high on a cliff, Steve frames the river as it bends beyond, creating a focal point far away. To lead the eye into the composition, he uses a clump of sagebrush as foreground on the edge of the canyon rim. “I call this a backwards image,” Steve explains. For richer colors, he adds a color combo filter, then shoots multiple exposures for selection in post processing.

For landscape photography tips, join pro shooter, Steve Kossack, as he captures the backwards image.