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Framing most important compositional technique

Framing is a critical element to photography composition. Framing leads the eyes and highlights the subject, but also provides a sense of depth and...

Project goals develop photography style

Having photography projects has endless benefits but they are indispensable tools in order to develop photography style. Shooting with purpose motivates, helps photographers figure...

Eight depth cues to enhance composition

Depth cues are perhaps the most impactful visual elements in photography because environmental objects provide viewers with additional context and clear meaning. Newspaper producers...

Employing rule of thirds teaches compositional balance

The rule of thirds is another of the most basic and fundamental compositional techniques employed in visual art. As such, this keystone element of...

Time lapse photography not as difficult as it seems

Although learning time lapse photography is sometimes a frustrating process, it is very rewarding and not as difficult as it appears on the surface....

Colors create depth, mood and communicate cultural meanings

At its fundamental base, photography is the simple act of capturing the spectrum of light. The eye perceives the visible spectrum of light wavelengths...

That Abandoned Aesthetic – Part 2

If you missed the previous article on abandoned places, check out That Abandoned Aesthetic Part 1. I cover the challenges of finding good places...

An introduction to smartphone photography

Smartphone cameras have taken the market by storm. So much so that many photography communities and websites are saturated almost exclusively by cell phone...

Lines guide the mood and composition of a photograph

Effectively using lines to control a photograph's composition sets the scene for the viewer. Leading lines guide the eye through a photograph, drawing attention...

Forced perspective requires practice and an open mind

Forced perspective is a technique that creates illusions and produce an array of different effects with strategic use of environmental context and other cues....