LINE however, isn’t as complex. Basically, if you have “The Line”, you can make gooood composition. The line should direct movement to or from your subject and it provides a way for the eye to enter and leave the page. Did that sound nerdy or what?! Well, it’s true. Line is so key in having good shots. In fact, I guarantee you that your favorite shots have some type of good line in them! Finding the line isn’t always easy but if you’re creative and think visually, you’ll be able to pick it out in a heartbeat!
Some tips about finding “The Line” would be to off-center your subjects and look for “The Line” in their surroundings. For Ben and Mary’s image below, that is exactly what I did. I placed them off-centered and then re-positioned myself so that I could see the lines pointing directly towards them! I know, you’re probably thinking “Well DUH Katelyn, those lines are super noticeable!….
These lines are a little more faint but they still direct the eye towards the subject!
I love how this line flows off the page so well! Yay for curvy sand dunes!
Now go and find “The Line” in your own images! I’m sure that some of your BEST shots will most definitely have some great lines and awesome composition! Enjoy your friday and have a fabulous weekend! Off to shoot Chris and Katie’s wedding in Greenville, SC and I am so pumped!
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