When I am in urban or sub-urban landscapes, I tend to avoid the man-made. There is always some influence from construction, of course, but I seek out photos with a majority of naturalness. That inevitably means I narrow my view and look down.
The scenes with buildings seem either mundane, or, if elegant, then like they are someone else’s work. These rocks are part of landscaping, but the pattern is random enough that the interaction with snow produces something that feels natural.
I’m not fully sure why I do this. I guess it’s my style.