The lines in photographs are very powerful elements that, if you have a little practice, can add a dynamic effect to the image in terms of mood, as well as guide the viewer’s gaze and lead him in the right direction for an ideal reading of the composition. This article discusses four types of lines: horizontal, vertical, diagonal, and converging. Each type of line has a different effect on the photo.
A good way to practice learning about lines is to go back to the old images that you shot and start looking at them for lines that worked well and those that, on the contrary, looked bad.
The next time you take a picture with the camera before you press the shutter button, consciously ask yourself which lines are in front of you and how you can use them to add something to the future picture while working with THEM, and not against them. Continue reading
Many photographers, especially beginners, do not risk taking pictures against the sun, fearing either damage to the camera or ugly photos. However, if you shoot in the backlight according to all the rules, then the award will be wonderful photos with backlight.
How to shoot against the light
Yes, the sun makes the sky dazzling white and turns any objects in photographs into black silhouettes. But these problems, like many others, can be fixed. Continue reading