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"To take a photograph is to align the head, the eye and the heart. It's a way of life." ~ Henri Cartier-Bresson

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Importance of Composition

“Your eye must see a composition or an expression that life itself offers you, and you must know with intuition when to click the camera.” ~ Henri Cartier Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Here is a short slideshow featuring the works of many great street photographers and their use of composition. The masters use composition to elevate the images from good to great. Add these examples to your mind's image bank. Once you immerse yourself in great photography and art you will start to see these patterns and relationships between objects in your own work as you frame your composition.

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Introduction to Composition for Street Photography (Gulf Photo Plus 2014) from erickimphotography

"No one is an artist unless he carries his picture in his head before painting it, and is sure of his method and composition."
~ Claude Monet


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