Leading Lines: Tips and Tricks to Capture Your Audience’s Attention

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Leading lines is a technique that can make your photographs more powerful and impactful. Learn how to apply this composition trick in order to stand out from the pack of photographers trying their hand at crowded fields like wedding photography, for example; leading lines are one of our favorite tricks!

What are Leading Lines?


Leading Lines Photography is a technique where the photographer uses lines in their composition to lead viewers’ eyes to an intended subject. In order for this technique to be used effectively, there must be strong contrast between both foreground and background images because that will give your viewer’s eye more direction as they follow those leading lines towards the end point of the image.

Leading Lines photography has been around since before 1839 when English artist John Constable first developed it; however, people often get confused about what exactly makes up “leading line.” Leading Line … Read the rest