Treat the whole land as a blank canvas

So I was passing by in the New Forest and the destination unknown with the camera. I decided to stop by a random layby and set foot on a scratchy footpath too see what I could find in the sea of purple heather. Before me a valley of mist, what potential lies in the mysterious mist is unknown. Free to walk without preconceptions is bliss. Occasions like this provide a heightened compositional awareness of no fixed focal point.

The colours and light were muted with the bank of cloud prolonging the anticipated sunrise. If the sun breaks though the fog, should be good. And when the sun did break through, everything looked beautiful, the whole scene. But the compositional assessment can be slightly distracting with the beautiful overwhelming atmosphere at the forefront of ones mind. Because everything looked amazing, the whole peripheral vision. I hope I made a worthy frame from the enjoyable morning in the New Forest on the unbeaten track. The quite, unassuming tracks can be just as rewarding, with the inclination of original content- treat the whole land as a blank canvas.

Heather Forest

Heather Forest