Mountain Photography Powerful Tips: Key elements you need to know for mountain photography. All the normal rules of landscape photography and composition apply, but there are unique challenges we are presented with when in the mountains.In this article i show you some key elements you need to be aware of when going out in the mountains and photographing. This has been a long journey for me so far and I’m continually finding ways to improve my own process. I have compiled 6 tips you may find useful for your next trip. Any of those tips are more general than specific.