Category Archives: rule of thirds

Donkeys at the seaside

donkeys, originally uploaded by foto-art. I love the emptiness and slight bleakness of this shot, which sums up the coastal resort of Blackpool in Lancashire on a cold, windy autumn day. This was taken while out for a walk on … Continue reading

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Civil war art effect

Civil war art effect, originally uploaded by foto-art. Civil war re-enactment by Sealed Knot Society. The Sealed Knot is a group that stages re-enactments of English Civil War battles, like this one at Nantwich in Cheshire, held every year on … Continue reading

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Sand dune fence

Sand dune fence, originally uploaded by foto-art. Sand dune fence at Formby Point. This is an into the light or contre-jour shot and I do not think that I used any filters for this. This is about strong composition using … Continue reading

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Post 2

Post 2, originally uploaded by foto-art. Fence post in the moorlands. I think that this was taken using a red filter, but I am not sure. The post is positioned one third in from the right and the horizon one … Continue reading

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Stonewall 1

Stonewall 1, originally uploaded by foto-art. Stone wall and fence post in the Peak District. A fairly typical black and white texture study. A red filter was used to increase contrast.

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Stile

Stile, originally uploaded by foto-art. Stile and fence in the Peak District National Park. Contre-Jour or into-the-light shots like this demand strong elements and good composition. The focal element here is the stile, which I have positioned just in front … Continue reading

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Windswept tree 2

Windswept tree 2, originally uploaded by foto-art. Windswept tree near Mow Cop, South Cheshire. A contre-Jour or into-the-light shot. Once again use of the rule of thirds is made. If I were to do anything more to this shot it … Continue reading

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