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Photographic Composition by David Page, Richard D. Zakia

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Depth

Mount McKinley

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William Stanko

Early Morning

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Vicki H. Wilson

Multiple Planes (Foreground, Middle Ground, Background)
Linear Perspective
Aerial Perspective
Color Perspective (Reds Advance, Blues Recede)
Camera Distance
Texture Gradient
Shared Contours
Depth of Field
Exercises

Multiple Planes: The perception of depth in this landscape is due to several depth clues. The two arching dark trees and the dark shrubs establish a strong foreground. As we look beyond and into the valley, we see the lighter multiple planes (mountain ranges) in ...

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