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Include People in a Landscape Photo to Add Impact

The key to a landscape image may not be the landscape itself.

A scenic overlook at the Grand Canyon

I’ll start by saying that this is not a new piece of advice.

Landscape photographers have heard or said this before: By including a person in a landscape image, you give the viewer a sense of scale.



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Mark Ali

I’m a writer, a photographer, a music lover, and a professional ice sculptor. I’m kidding about that last thing. (View my portfolio at: