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How our team of writers and photographers made the August issue

SHOT OF THE MONTH

Justin Foulke’s photo of the Picos de Europa, Spain (p49)

Lighting is the key to great landscape photos. So is an enormous amount of luck. I’d left very early in order to capture the warm light of sunrise, and was the first to arrive at Lago de la Ercina. After a short walk, I reached a viewpoint over the lake, but, unfortunately the high peaks of the Picos were totally obscured by cloud. As is often the case, I resigned myself to an anxious spell of waiting and hoping. Occasionally a hole in the clouds would tease me with a glimpse of pink-hued summits and, soon enough, the clouds dispersed to reveal the high mountains in all their glory. A group of walkers added a sense of scale and human interest to complete the scene, just shortly before the clouds closed in once again. Nikon D800 24-70 lens; f9; two exposures were made, to balance the brightly lit peaks with the shaded foreground

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