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Leading Lines: photography's most underrated composition device

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Excellent lesson about diagonal lines in photography using examples from the French photographer, Bresson

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This picture has a shallow depth of field and a very central line (the fence) that leads your eye into the distance, which is all blurry, whereas in front the grass is very clear.

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This photograph captures the importance of line in art. The use of the fence with the patterned thin lines helps to accentuate the strong vertical lines of the bridge. The photograph makes your eyes move right to the intended focus and gives a sense of hopefulness.

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Here is a photo that I feel can teach both photography and studio artists. LEADING LINES. They tell the viewer where to look. This can be effective in any form of art. Try this at least once, please.

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