Composing Better Travel Photos

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Use art and design fundamentals to turn your photos from good to great.

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  • Mary Fiore Wanderplex Cruising and Photography Contributor Fioreart.com
  • What to include Where to place it What to avoid
  • Mentally divide the photo into thirds. Place the subject at a one third point.
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  • In the content of modern Rome the Coliseum appears crumbling. It is stronger and more imposing in the middle.
  • The background is too busy
  • Tamara de Lempicka Young Lady with Gloves
  • Empty space invites the viewer in
  • Go from showing activity to capturing motion
  • What to Include: Uneven numbers Color Texture Lines Pattern Framing Action Emotion Open space Different angles Depth of field Close ups and distance photos Sense of place Where to place it: at a 1/3 position In the middle Facing in or out What to Avoid: Distracting backgrounds Clutter Too much in one photo
  • Basics of Better Travel Photos Capturing a Travel Destination Getting the Most Out of Your Camera Managing & Sharing Your Travel Photos Photo Editing: Where the Magic Happens Watch for additional follow up presentations on:
  • Photography and the Principles of Design http://www.slideshare.net/mrtayteachesart/pri nciples-of-design-in-photography A Beginners Guide to Capturing Motion in Your Photography http://digital-photography-school.com/a- beginners-to-capturing-motion-in-your- photography/
  • http://digital-photography-school.com/5- elements-of-composition-in-photography/