One of the ways to draw interest from viewers is to make your photograph tell a story. The best tool we have towards this is composition: which elements you include or exclude, and how they're arranged in the frame. Julie Waterhouse expands on this concept in the following article.
Julie Waterhouse writes:
Have you ever had the experience of photographing in a wonderful place, feeling eager to rush home and look at your pictures, only to be disappointed in the results? It’s quite a challenge to convert a three-dimensional, full sensory experience into a two-dimensional photograph.
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