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Michael Freeman's Photo School Fundamentals by Michael Freeman

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COMPOSITION

 

Like so many other creative pursuits, photography is the fusion of creative vision and technical skill in order to produce something beautiful. One without the other might produce a good photograph, but the chances of it being great aren’t so high. Someone who understands precisely how their camera operates and knows the physics of a perfect exposure, but can’t imagine how a scene will look in their mind’s eye, or cannot spot the moment that will make a photograph, will struggle to produce a meaningful image. Likewise, it’s all very well being able to envision the perfect photograph, but if your technical ability doesn’t allow you to translate that to reality, then you still won’t have an image.

Bringing together these two aspects ...

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