Patience and Planning: Four Peaks Moonrise

Some photographs seem to be a matter of luck.  Luck is nice, but it’s also pretty fickle.  If you want to increase your yield of good photographs with luck as your mantra, you’re going to end up taking a lot of photographs (and spend more time in post processing as a result).  A much better alternative is to spend some time planning and preparing.  Understanding landscape dynamics and familiarity with your equipment will go a long way towards producing better photographs, and you’ll be all the more ready when luck swings your way.…