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LEADING LINES

Definition of Term

  • lines within an image that lead the eye to another point in the image or to a single focal point

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Summary

  • Use leading lines to draw the viewer's eye through the photograph. This is an especially powerful technique to draw the viewer's attention to one or more intended subjects or a single focal point.
  • Outline or contour that creates interesting patterns or the illusion of movement.
    • Diagonal lines are dynamic
    • S-curve
    • Geometric shapes

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