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Framing: Weekly Photography Challenge

Image: Image by Paulo Sacramento

Image by Paulo Sacramento

This week your challenge is to take and share an image that uses the technique of Framing.

Framing is a great compositional technique that is great to have in your photographic bag of tricks. It can do many things for your image including:

  • giving it a sense of depth
  • draw the eye of those viewing an image to a particular element in the scene
  • bring a sense of organization and containment to a scene
  • add context to your shot

For more on the benefits of framing and how to do it – check out our previous post – Frame Your Images (where there are also some good examples of different types of framing to give you some ideas for your own shots.

Don’t forget – to frame a shot you don’t necessarily need a door or window – you can shoot through almost anything and frame your images (overhanging branches, archways, under a bridge, through… well almost anything).

Once you’ve taken your best “Framing” image, upload it to your favourite photo sharing site and either share a link to it below or embed it in the comments using the our new tool to do so. Please note it sometimes takes us a while to approve comments with images as there’s a moderation queue – particularly over the weekend.

If you tag your photo on Flickr, Twitter or other sites with Tagging tag it as #DPSFRAMING to help others find it. Linking back to this page might also help others know what you’re doing so that they can share in the fun.

PS: don’t forget to check out some of the great photos shared last week in the ‘My Camera and I’ challenge.

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Darren Rowse
Darren Rowse

is the editor and founder of Digital Photography School and SnapnDeals.

He lives in Melbourne Australia and is also the editor of the ProBlogger Blog Tips. Follow him on Instagram, on Twitter at @digitalPS or on Google+.

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