A place to think about composition in photography

Selective Lighting

The human form normally dominates any photograph so when people are included in landscapes I find that some element of balance is required.

The picture below illustrates this approach using selective lighting to highlight the dog while the people are in shade.

IMG_4001bThis picture was made possible by the golden evening sun shining through a narrow gap.  having found the light, it was just a matter of patience waiting for the right combination of interest to come along.  It might be called planned luck.

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