Tag Archives: Foreground

Near and far

There’s a mistake I see people make all the time. It can happen anytime, but I mostly see it when people take vacation photos. They see a picturesque scene or landmark, usually something huge like the Empire State Building, Mount Rushmore or the Eiffel Tower. Then they tell their loved one/traveling companion to stand in […]

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Foreground check

Rule No. 7 of my photo instructors’ unofficial rules of photography is “always have a foreground.” Sounds simple enough. There’s something in the front of almost every photo (although there are some occasions where the foreground, subject and background are nearly all on the same plane and thus can be considered one and the same). […]

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