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PHOTOGRAPHY SIMPLIFIED: 4.4. CURVED & LEADING LINES

TUTORIAL – 4.4
CURVED & LEADING LINES

Curved Lines create the sense of charm, beauty, feminine grace, smoothness,  rhythm, movement. These are semi circular, circular, S, Z, type  as in female figure, sand dunes, river, pathway in field, rock.

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Leading Lines – The lines which lead our eyes to the main center of interest within frame like road, fence, wall, row of trees, ripples in desert are known as Leading Lines. These are strong pointers carrying viewers sight straight to the main subject without letting it to wander  here and there. In the picture below wall leads the viewer’s eye to the  tree surrounded by mist. Moreover both wall and mist produce the depth in the scene. Wall being linear perspective and mist as atmospheric perspective.

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About the Author:
SHIVJI_JOSHISHIVJI JOSHI
A.FIAP, Hon FIP, Hon.ECPA
M.A.Philosophy (Gold Medalist), Ph.D., Retd.professor & Head, Dept Of Philosophy. Photography is his passion. Got more than 200 awards including Kodak, Nikon & 10 Gold medals. 20 slide shows at Singapore, MIT U.S.A., Mumbai. Ahmadabad, Varanasi,Indore etc. Published pics in ‘Popular Photography’ U.S.A., Practical Photography. Amateur Photographer England, Invited as a member of jury by Lalit Kala Academy, Lucknow and Ahmadabad and about 60 International salons held in India.
Website: www.shivjiarts.com.

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