Here’s a simple composition tip – try to avoid merges. Merges are places where lines intersect in such a manner as to distract and run together.
Note the first photo in the post. It shows the grain silo merging with the hill behind it. This causes confusion in the viewer’s eye. It takes the image out of balance and flattens the scene making it look more two-dimensional.
Merges are distracting and can inhibit good composition in a variety of photographic genres. Spend a few seconds before you click the shutter. Check for merges and change your location or angle if need be to avoid them.
Latest posts by Scott Bourne (see all)
- How To Be A Photofocus Photographer Of The Day - October 20, 2016
- The Single Biggest Advantage Of Being A Micro Four Thirds Camera User - October 20, 2016
- Live Speaker Schedule for Thursday at Photo Plus Expo - October 19, 2016