23. WHAT MAKES THIS PLACE SO SPECIAL?

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LANDSCAPES HAVE THE potential to affect a photographer deeply. Hopefully in your travels you’ve experienced, at least once, the sensation of standing in the midst of wonder and perfection. With camera in hand you examine the world around you and can’t decide where to begin—it’s all too beautiful and amazing to contain in an image. Maybe you’ve hiked to some incomparable overlook or have found yourself in the middle of a forest alive with light, sound, and color. You feel an immediate emotional response to what you see but have no clue how to capture it. Can it even be captured effectively?

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