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The Art of Compromise

Photography is the art of compromise. Whereas an Artist can leave out or paint in or change perspective with full license, the Photographer can only capture the light playing on the vista they have before them. You compromise to get the best composition by choosing what to leave out of your Photo, what to keep in. Capture the foreground with a wide angle, or zoom in on that essential element? What can you do by moving to the left or right, higher or lower, to hide that distracting unwanted road sign that ruins your otherwise perfect scene? You work with the Sun, or Moon, to keep it out of your image or keep it in for sunsets, sunrises. You work alongside the weather, its moods, its light, t

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