Quick Tip: Instantly Improve Your Photos By Guiding The Eye
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Instantly Improve Your Photos By Guiding The Eye - Learn how to use paths, lines and direction to lead the eye into your photo.
What Are Paths And Lines And Why Do It?Basically, when you look at a photo, your eye is naturally drawn to a certain point and to make sure the viewer of your shot focuses on the right spot in your image, you can create a "path" for the eye to follow through the scene. This won't work for every shot but do consider it before hitting the shutter button.
What To Use As Paths?
Examples of paths:
- Lines in crop fields
- Walking Paths
For tips on using converging verticals and lines, read this tutorial: When Are Converging Verticals And Lines A Good Thing?
Guide The Eye With Blur
We also have this tutorial with a few focusing tips to get you thinking about your photography more creatively: Think About Your Focus