Digital Photography Tip: Seeing Composition

February 27, 2013

Digital Photography Tip: Seeing Composition

There’s a great two-part blog post on the Ming Thein, Photographer blog that’s all about “seeing” compositions. The posts are wonderfully written and the images are intoxicating.

The first post asks the age-old question, “Can art be taught?” The question isn’t really answered in the post (and how can it be, really?), but the author points out ways that the art of photography can be honed.

I’m glad to see this because I am not a natural artist by any means. In fact, I am in some ways the opposite, a physicist by education and an actuary (yes, an actuary) by profession. I’ve taken an art class in my life….

Ugh, I’ve gone off track here. ..

But check out these blog posts. I think you’ll agree they make for great reading.

Check them out:

Seeing, part one: can art be taught?

Seeing, part two: the anxiety of infinite composition




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