Dracula's Castle

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Simplification is achieved by removal of elements that would make up a more complex photo so that viewer could pay more attention to the remaining elements. Most often simplification is desired for background, but same methods can also be applied to subject. There are several options of what elements to remove - details - perhaps the most common route; ...


The idea of figure-to-ground is that it should be easy to distinguish subject from background and foreground. A traditional tool for this has been light vs dark, or more recently, shallow field of depth. An outstanding color can provide a powerful distinction. For action shots, sharp vs blurred works well. Wide and ultra-wide shots could also show the ...

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