Learn how to use lines, patterns and symmetry to improve the composition of your shots so they’re more eye-catching.
As patterns, lines and symmetry surround us, it makes sense to use these features to help us create interesting compositions which in turn, produce a great photograph. So, to help you on your journey to creating better compositions here are 11 tutorials that use lines, symmetry and patterns as ways to enhance images.
1. How To Capture Patterns On Your Travels
Patterns may not be the first thing that spring to mind when you’re on holiday and capturing images of your trip but they can be an interesting subject to focus on.
2. How To Use Patterns & Repetition In Your Photography
When you’re out on a day trip or on your two-week annual holiday and are looking for some photographic inspiration, have a walk around and start shooting patterns, we’ll guarantee you’ll soon become addicted.
3. Shooting Rocks As Patterns & Textures To Enhance Your Photos
Our landscape is abundant with rocky views from the gneiss rocks of Scotland, through the limestone pavements of the Yorkshire Dales, to the rocky Jurassic coastline of Dorset. Move-in closer and their patterns and textures provide fabulous abstract opportunities for photographers.
4. How To Shoot Patterns In Architecture: 4 Quick Tips To Get You Started
Here are a few quick tips on looking for, and photographing, patterns in architecture found in towns and cities.
5. How To Use The Power Of Lines To Improve Your Landscape Photography
Did you know that you can use diagonal lines to guide the eye, add interest and more to your landscape shots? If you didn’t, here are 4 top tips on the subject for you to peruse.
6. Why & How To Use Vertical Lines In Your Photos
Here are 6 reasons why you should try to use vertical lines in your images as well as a few tips on how to use them to make the most impact in your shots.
7. How To Use Horizontal Lines Successfully In Your Images
Enhance patterns and add interest to your photos with horizontal lines which you can find almost anywhere when you really look.
8. Three Reasons Why Converging Verticals In Photos Can Be A Good Thing
Converging lines and verticals don’t always have to be avoided. In fact, they can be a clever tool for guiding the eye when used right.
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