Posts Tagged ‘Photography as Art’

Building Blocks of Photography Composition: special lines


From Ireland Lets talk about special lines.. Why are the special? Unlike diagonal lines which you can create by perspective, these lines are found in nature. They are the C shaped curve and the S shaped curve. We will talk about how to take advantage of them. A C shaped curve can be a trail […]

Building Blocks of Photography Composition: more lines


  Ok, yesterday was about horizontal lines. In nature, not as easy to find, but you have to consider whether your horizontal line is level or not and why. To me vertical lines and diagonal lines are more inviting and easier to find in nature.   First, vertical lines. Very powerful. Pointing up into the […]

Building blocks of photographic composition – Horizontal Line


Line Shape Space Color Form Texture Light   Many lists forget light on the list of building blocks. But photography (photo=light and graphia= paint) actually is painting with light. Without light of some kind (and a way to capture it) there would be no photography. Keep this in mind! Today. Line.. But what kind of […]

Photography as art: Involve me and I learn


Photography is an art form, just like painting or drawing or sculpture. It uses your imagination and creativity to express yourself with the tools at hand. These tools may be difficult and complex to use or very simple. Art is not the tools but the expression from the artist. When looking at a Van Gogh […]