One more composition post, this morning.
When you shoot an image, you need to think about what the subject is, and how to draw attention to it.
There are several ways to do it.
- Blur the background.
- Use converging lines.
- Make the subject big.
- Use colour.
- Use negative space
- And as I have pointed out before, one other way to draw attention to a subject is to frame it.
Trees are a favourite way to achieve this kind of framing:
And sometimes more dramatically:
And we do this again and again:
And sometimes in less usual ways. Look, for example, at the plant, framing the bride here:
Try this yourselves: frame your next few pictures.