Leading Lines

In learning the basics of composition, we started with the Rule of Thirds, followed by Balancing, now we will talk about next rule of composition which is known as “Leading Lines”.

A leading line is a great way to guide your viewer through your photograph, but lets start with defining what a leading line is. It is a line in your image that leads the viewer’s eye to another point in the image, namely, your subject. It can be formed by the horizon line, a mountain, hill, road, building, or anything that creates a hard, sharp line. These lines can be straight, diagonal, wavy, or any other creative variation. Just be aware that they may also lead away from the photography subject.

Image by Martin Gommel

Image by Evan Leeson

Image by Kevin Harber

Image by Arturo Donate

Image by Pierre Metivier


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