Inside the Frame: Cliffwalk at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

The opportunity to take pictures from a higher vantage point is rare–take it. I took this picture from a platform above the Cliffwalk–suspended walkways off the granite cliff face. I ensured to include a bit of platform on the top left of the frame to act as a foreground. The main subject–a portion of Cliffwalk–was …

Inside the Frame: Christmas Tree in Crystal Cove

I rarely shoot a full-length Christmas tree because a shot of a lone, tall Christmas tree is a snapshot (a photo a non-photographer takes). Most Christmas trees are alike as such, introducing another element in the frame will separate your photo from the rest. The wooden reindeer makes a perfect strong foreground because they’re the …

Inside the Frame: Waduk Sermo

I included the Bougainvillea flowers to add an accent to an otherwise (somewhat) monochromatic landscape. I placed the flowers on the bottom right intersection of “rule of thirds” guide lines. The whole shrubs in the foreground could be considered an application of photo composition technique strong foreground, but I got more in-your-face, stronger foreground applications …