24 Feb 7 Leading Line Photography Composition Tips

Source: Fujifilm Insider

Dear friend,

I wanted to share you this article leading lines:

What is the purpose of leading lines? To direct your eyes to the subject.

The easiest way to create leading lines for your photos is to first look for the leading lines, and then try to position your subject at the intersection of the leading lines.

1. Look for leading lines in trees

The classic leading lines photo is from Henri Cartier-Bresson.

This is how he said he took the photo:

“I was walking behind this man when all of a sudden he turned around.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson

What I love about the photo is the minimalism. The leading lines going straight to the man’s face, the face that he is turned around, and he has an interesting circular hat on, a black draped coat, as well as his cigarette. If the character weren’t so interesting looking, the photo wouldn’t be as strong….

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