Happy New Year – I wanted to be sure to start 2009 with a tip so here it is. I made this image in Alaska. I liked the reflection from the seal and decided to use the leading line to draw the viewer’s eye into the picture and directly to the subject. Reflections can be […]

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Let’s talk about leading lines. You can use leading lines to bring the viewer’s eye into the picture. In the example above, I use the ladders and rails to bring the viewer into and eventually out of the photo. Since I think all good photos should have the same traits of a good story, i.e., […]

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I gave a ‘tip’ on an episode of TWiP a while back that stressed how simply taking a step or two forwards/backwards/right/left can radically change the composition of a photo. So on my recent trip I took a quick photo example of exactly this. The two images shown here were shot from locations that were […]

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