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Back to Basics Photography - Composition
Lately I've seen quite a few photos that have potential, but need some work. Composition is one of the most important parts to taking any photo (and making any piece of art really) and so I thought I'd share a few basic rules and tips. The word composition simply means 'putting together' and so, with any piece of art, it's how the piece is put together. With a bit of practice while keeping these tips in mind, you can create a more impacting, pleasing to the eye piece of work that will draw the viewer in and keep them interesting.
You could crop your images afterwards when you get them onto the computer, but it'd be lovely to have a great image right off the boot, right? By keeping in mind the things below, you'll be well on your way to taking better photos. And don't forget, it's always better to know the rules before you start break them ;) A few tips before we start;
Look around using the viewfinder every time you take a picture.
Look at each element and how it impacts the overall co
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Afro Ara by Arkus83 Afro Ara :iconarkus83:Arkus83 104 20 [-peekaboo!-] by luckydesigns [-peekaboo!-] :iconluckydesigns:luckydesigns 120 37 At The Door Step by InayatShah At The Door Step :iconinayatshah:InayatShah 68 18 Got it! by Tiefenschaerfe Got it! :icontiefenschaerfe:Tiefenschaerfe 9,021 781
Favorite Cat Photos From 2012
Hello Friends,
Today I would like to share with you some of my Kitty favorites from 2012.
But before I do, I'd like to introduce you to a truly amazing photographer. His name
is Zoran  Milutinovic  from Serbia.  He has some of the best Kitty
photos I have ever seen! With each photo, it's plain to see his great love for Cats!
So, if you are a Cat lover, be sure to check out his Gallery!!!
:iconzoranphoto: Zoran:
It was delicious by ZoranPhotoSurrounded by green by ZoranPhotoHold Me, Mommy! by ZoranPhotoLa la la by ZoranPhotoIs it a bird? Is it a plane? It's a Fluffy! by ZoranPhotoGlowing eyes by ZoranPhotoOh no, it's a ghost! by ZoranPhotoFluffy time by ZoranPhotoYou Talkin' to Me? by ZoranPhotoStaring at the sun by ZoranPhotoReflection in the eyes by ZoranPhotoMilk was delicious by ZoranPhotoColors of leaves by ZoranPhoto:thumb341328654:
Featured Kitties:
Erkanmatik_2012_03 by ErkanKalenderli:thumb29354293
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:star:Winner's of Unframed-Nature's " Earth's Wonders of Water" contest  
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4th place :iconEdris-Kingfisher:
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500 points give away, winners announced
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Explore Feature: Tennessee

Wed Aug 9, 2017, 6:59 AM

At some point within the next year, I'll be relocating to Tennessee.  Out of curiosity, I checked out some of the photos of my new home state here on DeviantArt.  Guys, I can't wait to move.  There are so many photographic opportunities out there.  Not to mention there's this cute guy over there that I've only seen a few times in the past two years waiting for the family.  ;)

Tennessee Mill by FabulaPhoto Elements by AnthonyPresley Tennessee: Following the Clouds by BearlyNoticeable Aether by thelandscape Cave of Light by joerossbach Twin Falls by TheMan268  Appalachia Sunset by joerossbach Jellies by xlostxinxdreamsx Catwaba by rctfan2Vernal Impulse by Ian-Plant Above the Clouds by joerossbach Standing Silent by TRBPhotographyLLC  The Road Home by hannahelizabethphoto Central Ratsnake by NathanLParker Horses by LeeAnna-Rose  Old Sugarlands Trail Scenery 34 by slowdog294 Green Lady by NathanLParker T I M E L E S S by xin-e Nashville Tennessee~ by IDAH0-SPUD Tennessee Valley 2 by Shishka0441 Native Dance by rael87aSunrise Fog and Color by TRBPhotographyLLC


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Retired U.S. Army Combat Documentation/Production Specialist (Combat Camera).

Photographer of equines and avid consumer of caffeine.

Easily distracted by animals.


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SavageFrog Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
tanikel Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2018   Photographer
SavageFrog Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
How are you?
tanikel Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2018   Photographer
Doing alright, getting everything together to go to college next year!

How're you doing?
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VectorWomanDRNE-Soul Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2018
(( Go Aries, its you birthday! :iconchampagneplz::iconcrossplz::iconapril-plz::iconspringplz::iconfire-plz:💎 ))
pearwood Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
A blessed birthday, Kristina.
I'm glad you're here.
TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Happy Birthday my dear!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconyaayplz:Party:iconballoonsplz::iconlainloveplz::iconflyingheartsplz:
Earth-Hart Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
:iconwineplz::party::cake: Many Happy Solar Returns of the Day, M'Deer :cake::party::iconwineplz:
tanikel Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2018   Photographer
Thank you.  :bow:
Earth-Hart Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Hope you had a good one :blowkiss:
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