Before you sign up for a photo tour at this location, make sure you know your camera (and tripod) in and out and be prepared to move quickly from one spot to another.
I couldn’t think of anything else than to place the light beam in the center of the frame. The canyon walls–I didn’t intentionally place those where they are but the walls became nice frames for the light beam.
I drew a single line–leading line–on the base of the canyon wall. In actuality, you can see many lines on both left and right walls, lines which go from the edge of the frame to the center of the frame where the light beam is. Those leading lines are helpful for guiding the viewers’ eyes toward the focal point–the light beam.
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|Camera Body:||Nikon D90|
|Lens:||Tamron 10-24mm f/3.5-6.3|
|Shutter Speed:||2.5 sec|
Inside the Frame series dissects how a photo incorporates composition patterns. Every photo is annotated to clearly reveal each photo composition technique used when framing the scene. Studying these photos will help you take better pictures yourself.