Improve your landscape photography – Create strong diagonals in your photos

Improve your landscape photography – Create strong diagonals in your photos

In this video I talk about how framing diagonals can improve the dynamic of your photo. In landscape photography having a strong background a strong diagonals in the frame can lead to better compositions rather than lines that divide the frame without supporting any side.

The idea is to create a zig-zag that covers the entire frame, just like a painter that is using the entire canvas to express his/her idea. Enjoy the video and don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel!

2 Responses to Improve your landscape photography – Create strong diagonals in your photos

  1. Gert Pedersen says:

    Hi Toma
    I have seen your video from the mountin but please make a video of some more focus stacking and focus points, to get the best and sharpest photo in landscapes.
    I don’t think that hyper focus distance cart is that sharp from 1m to infinity,do you ?

    Cheers Gert Pedersen Denmark.

    • Toma says:

      There are situations when you cannot get away with the hyperfocal and you have to do focus stacking. For a 17mm lens on a full frame body at F11 and focusing at 1m you have a depth of field starting at 0.474 and up to infinity according to the hyperfocal distance. If you are very low and close to important elements that it can be difficult. You can also use f22 to have a greater DOF (focusing at about 0.5m you get a DOF from 0.23m and up to infinity) but you also loose the maximum clarity of your lens because of the f22. I’ll keep in mind. I’m preparing a trip to the Dolomite and Tuscany and maybe I’ll do a video on this matter there. Thanks for your reply.

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