A short note today about leading lines. We use those to lead the viewer into a photo and call attention to the subject. You can use a wide-angle lens, and you can look for lines naturally occurring in the environment. Like the perspective lines here, in the parking lot at Place d’Orléans mall, that seem to point to Rose:
As soon as I saw r=those “Alhambra-like” columns, I knew we had a photo. It’s all about opening your eyes.
This, incidentally, is one of those images that can also work very well in Black and White – here, with the super-cool grainy Tri-X film look – and you really need to see it full size to judge:
In this particular case I am not sure which one I prefer – I love both. What do you think? Let me know!