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FOCAL POINT

Using Focal Point in Photography

You have heard the term “Focal Point” and how it plays a significant role in photography’s artistic composition. 

What is the Focal Point?

Generally speaking, A focal point is the part of an image that draws the viewer’s eye to the most significant part of the image or the area you want to highlight. How you do this will make or break the final image. If you don’t know how to create this point, you will not achieve much in your photography. On the other note, learning about the focal points is not that difficult. 

For instance, Light rays, Guidelines, to name a few, create a focal point. 

Focal Point in Picture

Focal Point
The cloud formation and Light Rays created a focal point in this image

In the picture above, cloud formation and light rays created a focal point that draws your attention to the mountain in the background.

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Next time when you want to capture a photo, find your main subject in the frame, then try to use elements such as light or the leading lines to draw the viewer’s eyes to your main subject.

Here is the article that I wrote about the art of composition and focal points in photography. To learn more and see sample images, click the link below:
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