Posts tagged #composition
Composition :: Pattern & Structure

The distinct pattern of the brick wall, accentuated by the patterned iron front gate, provides the background for my photo above. As can be seen though the focus was on the two young persons in the foreground lit by morning sunlight, the actual subject of this photo in the eyes of the viewers is the slightly out-of-focus architecture in the shadow.

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Composition :: Symmetry

One way to breathe life into otherwise boring symmetrical composition is to also have living subjects flanking the main subject symmetrically. I took the photo above at Palais Royal on a cloudy spring afternoon in 2019. As the parents jostled joyfully for the attention of their toddler, who’s screaming and running around out-of-control, I knew there would be chances for me to effect a lively symmetrical composition.

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