Elements of Balance – How many can you find?

This little blog seems to be taking on a life of it’s own… which is wonderful! Thank you so much for all your encouragement and support. My original idea was to introduce & discuss a different aspect of composition on a weekly basis. If you have been here more than once, you’ll have noticed that […]

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The Beauty of Balance

My previous post was all about Balance in composition, and how visual balance will help determine whether an image is perceived as being more stable & static or more dynamic & informal. In response to my Challenge to share images that display a strong element of  Balance, I received two very compelling contributions – Ed […]

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The Challenge of finding Balance

Not just in Life, but in photography as well…! And just as in Life, balance is so very important in photography. It is a key ingredient in one  of the most basic creative decisions that we make as we compose the image – How much tension or harmony do we want to create? Because the […]

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Contrast Challenge # 2

Last week’s Challenge to find several distinct contrasting elements & combine them for better composition, proved much more difficult than I had envisioned. But, I did manage to find three shots that I think are adequate enough to consider the challenge met….! The following are the Elements of Contrast that I was searching for: Hard/Soft […]

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