Landscapes - Pervez Photography

I probably enjoy landscape photography more than any other kind. Whereas city photography is a way to illustrate how we live with each other, landscape photography reminds us how we live with nature. We often move too quickly through life to take the time and see the beauty around us, and this style of photography is one way to remind us of that. On a personal level, it is pretty spectacular to be able to absorb these scenes before taking a shot - as noted elsewhere, I really like to spend time thinking about the image I want to produce, and that ends up being a real treat when I am looking at some of these incredible landscapes. This type of photography also serves another purpose: to encourage us to preserve the natural beauty on this planet. So many of these incredible places I've shot are in, luckily, in relatively good condition, but that is mostly because they are far away from heavy tourism. Environmental degradation wreaks havoc on many landscapes that are not so lucky to be very isolated, and I hope that the incredible landscapes I've been fortunate to photograph remind people that we all need to do our part to help preserve the natural beauty on this planet.

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Sunset over Cappadocia from the top of Uchisar Castle. After a full day of travelling through Cappadocia, our tour guide offered to take us to the best sunset view. 2 buses and a bit of a walk later, we were at the base of Uchisar Castle, the highest point in Cappadocia. We climbed to the top and patiently waited for the sun to dip below the horizon while enjoying an incredible view of Cappadocia. The sky was also just incredible that day, which made this sunset even more fantastic.

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