Bring out the beauty
Even the bleakest-looking industrial landscapes actually have a raw hidden beauty, and Jason Parnell-Brookes will help you find it
Find ways to capture the hidden beauty in a seemingly-bleak industrial landscape
We’ve all experienced it: you rock up somewhere hoping to photograph a landscape, mutter “Oh!” and put your camera back in the bag. Maybe the weather is miserable or there’s building work going on – whatever it is, you’re just not inspired to take a picture. But we say shoot it! Your Nikon wasn’t bought to be sat in your camera bag as you walk to the nearest coffee shop, so get it out and take a picture of that view you exclaimed at. There’s no telling what you’ll get until you shoot it, but your photography skills will enable you to find the hidden beauty in your landscape and reveal it with your Nikon.
In fact, try actively hunting out bleak views. You may choose a steelworks like we did, or perhaps alleys near your house. Whatever it is, you’ll need to keep a few techniques in mind…
Your photography skills will enable you to find the hidden beauty in your landscape and reveal it with your Nikon