Layne Kennedy

Creating a Sense of Scale in Outdoor Photography

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In this video about sense of scale in scenic photography, editorial photographer and instructor, Layne Kennedy, takes you into the woods where he finds a trail leading to a distant cabin.

He anchors his tripod and waits for a hiker. “In magazine work, a photo editor prefers a scenic to include a person in order to show a sense of scale,” he explains. He shoots the image at a half-second exposure. This keeps the surrounding trees sharp, but the hiker turns slightly blurry, adding a motion effect as the subject blends into the natural surroundings.

Join pro photographer, Layne Kennedy, for more landscape photography tips as he explores a sense of scale in a wooded environment.



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