22 Landscape Photographs That Use Power Lines to Great Effect

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One of the big challenges of landscape photography is incorporating elements into a landscape that you perhaps might prefer were not there. One of the common visual pollutants in our world is power lines running through pristine country. We think these photographers have made a great effort of incorporating power lines or even making them a dominant part of their compositions. Share your own efforts in the comments!

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Power Lines by Manu_H, on Flickr

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electrical storm by davedehetre, on Flickr

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more power to ya by mugley, on Flickr

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Untitled by rappensuncle, on Flickr

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bare by jenny downing, on Flickr

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fridge bridge and a dirt track by s2art, on Flickr

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Power to the people by kevin dooley, on Flickr

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golden shower arches by mugley, on Flickr

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field lift by davedehetre, on Flickr

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The Electric Highway by Rennett Stowe, on Flickr

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March of the Giants by Ella's Dad, on Flickr

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the wasteland by eioua, on Flickr

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it's got a doodle now by mugley, on Flickr

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Power lines' rhapsody / 高圧線のラプソディー by isado, on Flickr

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Lemonade by seanmcgrath, on Flickr

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More power to you by Mary Claire, on Flickr

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3 pilones by Manu_H, on Flickr

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power lines in sunset. by cat's_101, on Flickr

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Rainbow and power lines by ktylerconk, on Flickr

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power trip by mugley, on Flickr

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Rob is the founder of Light Stalking. His love for photography pushed him into building this fantastic place, and you can get to know him better here

I think this is the strangest collection I’ve seen on LS so far, but really enjoyed it. Pylons often ruin an otherwise perfect landscape composition…
Here’s one of my pylon photos…
http://flic.kr/p/8DyFbM

Who would have thought that something so ugly could be made to look beautiful. I’ll look at these things in a different light now. Some beautiful symmetry in wonderful pictures. Congrats.

All wonderfully done captures. I want to share a photo I was able to capture as a storm was moving in. The marvelous light highlighted the lines and poles against the the dark sky Reply

I have an obsession with power lines and have quite a collection of my shots!!! I would love to share them but how??

The efforts by the photographers whose work you have displayed here are superb. Just think how much cleaner, natural and beautiful they would be without all the man-made clutter and distraction.

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