by Alain Briot
Effective composition is critical to the success of a landscape photograph! As we move our cameras around and zoom in or out, we work the elements of shape, form, lines, texture, and color, to blend together a design when composed in the camera, presents an arrangement pleasing to the eye. Composition, like lighting, can make or break an image.
We asked noted nature photographer and author, Alain Briot, for his top tips on composition and here they are:
1 – Composition is the strongest way of seeing
- This is Edward Weston’s definition of composition. It is still my favorite definition of composition.