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Isolating elements in a landscape

Again comparing two similar images

Burnsall in the Yorkshire Dales

Burnsall in the Yorkshire Dales

It struck me there was a better picture trying to get out of this one.

isolated image from Burnsall

isolated image from Burnsall

The isolated image concentrates the attention on the four figures walking through the three trees which makes for a better composition as there is less to distract the eye.

Note that there is no horizon in either picture, this composition doesn’t need one.