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Composition: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Steve Simon, Rick Rickman, David Brommer, John Batdorff, Laurie Excell

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6. Spatial Relationships

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The What, Where, When, Why, and How That Go Into the Making of a Good Composition

You’ve made a substantial journey, from the moment you select a lens (Chapter 1) to best represent the view you have in your mind’s eye to deciding what the best exposure combination (Chapter 2) suits the moment. You have evaluated the light (Chapter 3), studied the scene from a variety of perspectives using leading lines to draw your viewer into the scene (Chapter 4), and either enhanced the colors or converted the image to black and white (Chapter 5). This chapter ties it all together with a look at special relationships: what you ...

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