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Photographic Composition by David Page, Richard D. Zakia

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Ginger

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Lydia Zakia-Fahey

A caption is part of the photograph, part of the gestalt.

Rudolf Arnheim

Beautiful Day

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David A. Page

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Exercises

A Parable: A blind man with no legs sits in a park begging. A sign beside him reads HAVE COMPASSION. I AM BLIND. People walk by and ignore the sign, the man, and his hat, a receptacle for coins. A well-dressed businessman walks past him, turns around and stands in front of the man. He picks up the sign, writes something ...

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