week15

Week 15 Composition: Rule of Space

‘Your subject should be facing the frame, walking into the frame, this keeps your subject “in” the frame and engaging with it. Give your subject room to move.’

Not sure what to do with this one. I have been looking at what others have posted and although there are a lot of people or animals literally ‘walking’ into the frame, there are also others which are not so literal.  Here are some of my options;

I snapped this wee fellow practising his writing on the school playground a few weeks ago. Such concentration.

black and white photo of child drawing on pavement with chalk

This was taken in New Plymouth when we were in Taranaki for the WOMAD festival. Not sure how much space there is for the subject (my ever patient husband, Nigel!) with all the reflections! But I like the effect.

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Another one of Nigel out and about. The Boon Street Arts festival hits Hamilton every year and this is one of the offerings from this year.

Man wearing a strpd tee-shirt and jeans standing against a painted wall looking upwards. The wall is painted pink and blue with a dog in the right corner and other dog paraphernalia across the painting

As we walked along the front in New Plymouth I spotted this dogwalker. It isn’t a great technical photo but I do like the ‘seaside postcard’ effect of the composition.

man walking dog along a promenade by the sea which is in the background. The left side of the photo is the footpath with other walkers and a tall bendy red 'wand' swaying in the wind. The sky is blue.