Sandwiches cut diagonally just taste better.

Diagonal lines” – #8 from Cee’s Compose Yourself. One can write essays on diagonal lines, but the quintessential is,, : they make a photograph less boring.  Here I have experimented with cropping and angling the shot more.

Running up a bridge – in pretty red dresses.

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I didn’t need to angle this goose, it swam into my view in a perfect diagonal. Since I was standing practiacally on top of her/him this worked out quite well, and definitely less boring than just a straight horizontal swim.

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A spot of outdoor bowling.  The diagonal of the bowler conveys the action of the moment, her face does the rest.

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The diagonal here dominates the shot as basically the whole head of the animal is in a diagonal, the grass stalks points towards the focal point of the photo, the horses eye.

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The drama in this photo comes, of course, from the woman’s face.  But the two diagonals (the arm, and from her middle to her nose) make this shot more dramatic.

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A bench on skis … if I there was any snow it might just slide off the picture.

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A dramatic sunrise in the alps – with the closer mountain ridge just blocking the sun.

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Cee’s Compose Yourself Photo Challenge: Week #8 Diagonal Lines

CCY

 

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2 thoughts on “Sandwiches cut diagonally just taste better.

    • Thank you so much. I struggled (at first) to find diagonals. Then I was checking through my archives for something completely different and I found so many suitable diagonals I could have filled another blog entry … 🙂

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