A task of the artist, whether photographer or painter, is creating depth on a one-dimensional service, and there are tools with which to do this.
One is overlapping objects within the frame – the lava rock in the left foreground, to the hillside on the right to the forest and volcano in the background.
Another is leading lines – the lines of the path lead to the middle ground where the line of trees could be a block but the white on the distant houses in enough to continue drawing the viewer in …
A change of colour, greying or bluing – from front to back also enhances distance. The swooping lines of the valley leads the eye in a gentle motion to the greyed hillsides in the background.
Ailsa’s travel theme is: Distance.