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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...

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...

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...

Using movement to draw the eye through a photograph

Movement is a very important aspect to discuss in photography, and is one of our four main visual cues of depth, movement, color, and...

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....