Landscape Photography Quick Tips: Leading Lines

Calming Morning is a landscape photograph of a historic stone wall and a single tree standing in the middle of a field on a foggy morning. Photograph was created on the grounds of Brandywine Creek State park located in Wilmington Delaware.

Landscape Photo Calming Morning created by Landscape Photographer Melissa Fague

Photo Specks
Exposure 125
Aperture: F9
Focal Length 40mm
ISO 500

Lines

One of the questions you may want to ask yourself as you are creating you Landscape photographs is ‘how am I leading the viewer’s eyes of into this scene’? There are a number of ways of doing this, the use of foregrounds is one but one of the best ways and easiest ways to draw the eye into a shot is to provide viewers of the photograph with lines that lead them into an image. Leading Lines give a photograph depth, scale and could also be  a point of interest.

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