Picturing a Park - Portrait Shot

Morning Frost on Cottonwood Tree
Erskine Fishing Access Site
Frenchtown, Montana

Creating an interesting visual story requires having a variety of images. Besides a mix of horizontal and vertical shots, vary your distance from your subjects. In this picture I used a vertical orientation to concentrate attention on the unique curve of this cottonwood tree covered in frost.

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