Working Color Strategies

The Angle of View

One of the major tasks of photographers is to define exactly what the subject is. This capacity to compose and mold content is what gives clarity and cohesion to the artist’s experience. The angle of view, or vantage point, is one of the most important basic compositional devices that any photographer has to work with in determining how the image will be presented. It is such an elementary ingredient that it is often taken for granted and overlooked as a tool, even though the angle of view lets the photographer control balance, content, light, perspective, and scale within the composition. In color photography it also determines the intensity or saturation of the hues and whether or not they form color-contrast ...

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