Leading Lines: Photography’s Most Underrated Composition Device

In the world of photography, leading lines can help the guide the viewer to an object of interest or create movement in a static image. There’s no reason why the same techniques can’t be applied to motion pictures. Check out this 4 part series on lines in photography.

Never underestimate the impact that leading lines have on your photo compositions. Even if you don’t plan on making lines a major feature of your picture, you can’t get rid of them. So you have to work around them.

Leading lines are powerful because they control the eye movement of the viewer. The classic example you see used a lot is the parallel lines of railway tracks leading your eyes away towards the distant horizon.

However, this is a simple example: few real-life scenes are quite so obliging!

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