I often get fascinated with the near and far look. Here’s a few attempts:
I took these two today. I was standing on a rugged headland looking out at a distant island. (full story: http://atravellinglife.wordpress.com/2012/09/11/dreaming-island/)
These I took at Alhambra in Spain earlier this year.
In this one I was trying to capture the odd juxtaposition of the people with their colourful umbrellas, the Roman aquaduct and the more distant view of the old Spanish city of Sergovia.
At Aphrodisias in Turkey I got fascinated with the way this Greek temple framed the distant mountain. I spent ages trying to photograph what I was seeing but didn’t quite capture it. Sometimes you just have to be there.