As you may have seen, I upload a selection of images of a reporting type that I have accumulated during and outside of work roughly once a month. All images were taken on abstract subjects, were captured by mistake, or were simply not included in a specific series. Each photo will be accompanied by a quick statement or thought about it.
Country road between the villages of Zagarye and Gorbachevo. Veliky Ustyug district, Vologda region. Russia
The abandoned village of Lipovka, or rather, the only remaining dilapidated house from the former village. Veliky Ustyug district, Vologda region.
Vaganovo. Kichmengsko-Gorodetsky district, Vologda region.
Sunset in Veliky Ustyug.
Domes of the Ascension Church in Veliky Ustyug.
Crescent and lanterns. Red bridge. Vologda.
Kremlin Square in Vologda.
At the Red Bridge in Vologda.
Big water in the Vologda river.
Here, I’d want to explain, or rather, reflect on, the theme of the reporting landscape. What distinguishes it from the ordinary lovely scenery? Yes, everything is straightforward: the news plays an eventful function, and the regular landscape is aesthetically pleasing. It turns out that the reporting landscape has an important impact as well. It could be a thunderstorm approaching a city, a rainbow following a thunderstorm, a great amount of water in a river, and so on. However, there are still some, dare I say, conditions: color and contrast. The reporting landscape will never be filled with brilliant, dazzling, oversaturated hues; everything will be done in a more controlled manner (after all, professionals worked on this!). The representative