Trompe l’oeil in photography: how to play with perspective and deceive the eye

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Trompe l’oeil, or trick of the eye, is a popular compositional technique that can add some fun to your photography. There are endless ways to do it, and it’s easy to do, but it does take time to find the right subjects and angles for really convincing shots. Here’s how it’s done.

Avoid dull landscape photography: simple in-camera tricks to add a feeling of depth

Avoid dull landscape photography: simple in-camera tricks to add a feeling of depth

You can do almost anything on the computer these days. And while we certainly extol the virtues of the digital darkroom, there is a sense of satisfaction in achieving a desired effect in-camera. In this tutorial we’ll show you three simple in-camera tricks for avoid dull landscape images by giving them a feeling a depth.

Using focal points in photography: how to get perfect composition every time

Using Focal Points in Photography: negative space

What’s the focal point in your photograph? If you don’t know then you’d better make your mind up because until you know, it’s going to be very difficult to plan the composition of your pictures effectively.

And while photographs may be static snapshots in time, you still need to make room for the implied movement that many subjects suggest. We’ll also explain the idea of negative space and how this affects your focal point.