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Photographic Composition by David Page, Richard D. Zakia

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Framing the Scene

Zion National Park

image

David A. Page

Family Outing

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Richard D. Zakia

Object in the Foreground
Framing
Focal Point
Scale
Vertical
Move in Close
Move in Closer
Part for the Whole
Fill the Frame
Frame Within a Frame
Position Within the Frame
Beyond the Frame
Tilt
More Tilt
Exercises

Object in the Foreground: The edges of an image are called the frame, as can be seen on any camera’s LCD screen, DSLR viewer screen, and, of course, the photograph. What one decides to select in a particular scene is called framing. In this photograph, ...

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