Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Diagonal Lines in Landscape Photography

Todays photography tip from our friends over at Picture Corect is provided by Dan Eitreim, who writes for ontargetphototraining.com. He has been a professional photographer in Southern California for over 20 years. His philosophy is that learning photography is easy if you know a few tried and true strategies. Dan writes:-

Today’s landscape photo tip involves diagonal lines. In a landscape photo, portrait photo, still life or any other kind of photo, the first major task of the photographer is to draw the viewer’s eye to the most important aspects of the shot and keep it there!

We want our photo to send some sort of message. If not, we shouldn’t be taking the shot. So we want to be certain that our viewer’s attention is focused in the right area. By the way, the message we’re sending could be as simple as wanting them to see an attractive cloud formation or some pretty colors in a rainbow—whatever.

Follow this link to read Dan's article in full......... Diagonal Lines in Landscape Photography – PictureCorrect

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Here are a couple of my images where I have used diagonal, or leading lines in the composition of the image.
Gondolas under Bridge of Sighs
Chain Bridge, Budapest
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