Basic Principles Of Design And Composition: The Difference Between Repetition & Pattern And How Rhythm Is Related To It

Repetition in photography and pattern in photography are two fundamental principles of composition. With careful use of repetition or pattern, you can draw the viewer straight into your images – and keep them engaged for minutes, even hours. So if you’re ready to learn how to take your compositions to

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The Key Differentiation Between Fine Art Photography & Commercial Photography And Which On Is Better For You

Fine art and commercial photography share many qualities. But there’s an important difference between them. What is it you’re wondering? This article will tackle the fine art vs. commercial photography debate to answer that question for you. What Is Fine Art Photography? Fine art photography has many abstract meanings. In

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Difference Between Spontaneous And Staged Photos And Why You Need Both

This is a subject that runs to the very heart of what makes photography special for many people. The convulsions that many had when Steve McCurry decided he was in fact a visual storyteller show just how passionate people are about this subject. Indeed, a more recent example of this

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What Is The Difference Between Grayscale vs Black and White vs Monochrome

If you are starting to take black and white images or are just looking at it as the next step in your photography, you’ve probably come across these three terms and wondered, “What is the difference?” The quick answer is, “Not very much.” But, let’s take a closer look at

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The Boundary Times Between Night And Day | A Talk By Fine Art Photographer Lynn Saville

Lynn Saville photographs cities at twilight and dawn. Her pictures capture scenes at what she calls “the boundary times between night and day,” have been widely exhibited in the US and abroad. Her latest monograph, Dark City: Urban America at Night, was published by Damiani in 2015. Her work is

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What Is The Difference Between Technique And Artistic Creativity in Photography?

Discussion about technique vs artistic creativity in photographic circles can cause tensions. Much of what’s focused on when learning photography is camera technique. Creative aspects are often left out, even after you’ve picked up some camera skills. Developing a balanced approach to photography is important. If you’re content to just

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