I have never been more giddy to go out and photograph than I have since I started Lesson Four of David duChemin's The Compelling Frame.
Lesson Four is all about Line & Shape.
I have been obsessed with leading lines - lines that draw your eye to something, something often magical or mysterious, since doing a 100 day photography project on Instagram the spring and summer of 2015.
Lines that I am learning to love are vertical lines. The is power and energy in this photo when the frame is vertical and the focus is as much the vertical post as it is the padlock. Compare this to the same shot taken in horizontal orientation.
Horizontal lines are stable. When you look at these compositions how do they make you feel?
Then there are the most seductive lines of all - the storytelling lines...
What lines are you most drawn to?
- Stable Horizontal Lines
- Powerful Vertical Lines
- Eye Pulling Diagonal Lines
- Organic, Winding S-Curves
- Magical and Mysterious Leading Lines