Posts Tagged "depth"

Creating depth in photos with atmosphere

Posted by on Feb 16, 2014 in Techniques | 0 comments

Creating depth in photos with atmosphere

One thing that really makes our photos stand out from the crowd is when they are able to portray a sense of depth to the viewer. It is not an easy task to take the 3D scene before us and present that to a viewer in a 2D format yet still retain that sense of depth. When we get that task right, our images will be memorable and they will entice the viewer look further into the photo. There are quite a number of tools we can use to show depth in our images. Composition for one plays a big part with the use of leading lines. One method that can often be overlooked is using atmosphere to represent depth in the photo. On bright clear days we like to think that the air around...

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The Importance of Foreground

Posted by on Dec 2, 2012 in Techniques | 0 comments

The Importance of Foreground

We had a fun little outing last Saturday to Nudgee beach for a sunset workshop. I tend to think that Nudgee beach is one of the best landscape locations in the immediate Brisbane area. It has so much to offer the landscape photographer, although you do need to be careful and pick a sunrise or sunset that coincides with low tide. To get the most out of Nudgee Beach you do need to remember one of the critical components for landscape composition, the importance of foreground. With lots of open flat sand there, you run the risk of losing the viewer’s attention by not utilising a strong foreground element in your image. So why is the foreground important? 1) Depth...

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