Elements of a Photograph

by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
There are seven basic elements of photographic art: line, shape, form, texture, color, size, and depth. As a photographic artist, your knowledge and awareness of these different elements can be vital to the success of your composition and help convey the meaning of your photograph. Depth, one of the most compelling elements, is the topic of this final part in our Elements of a Photograph series. Photographs © Todd Vorenkamp
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
There are seven basic elements of photographic art: line, shape, form, texture, color, size, and depth. As a photographic artist, your knowledge and awareness of these different elements can be vital to the success of your composition and help convey the meaning of your photograph. Size, the most elusive of these, is the topic of this sixth part of our Elements of a Photograph series. Photographs © Todd Vorenkamp
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
There are seven basic elements of photographic art: line, shape, form, texture, color, size, and depth. As a photographic artist, your knowledge and awareness of these different elements can be vital to the success of your composition and help convey the meaning of your photograph. We will be adding a splash of color in this part of our Elements of a Photograph series. Photographs © Todd Vorenkamp Yellow… with a
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
There are seven basic elements of photographic art: line, shape, form, texture, color, size, and depth. As a photographic artist, your knowledge and awareness of these different elements can be vital to the success of your composition and help convey the meaning of your photograph. In photography, texture can be felt with both the fingers (the print) and virtually (with the viewer's eye). Texture is the next part of our Elements of a Photograph series. Photographs © Todd Vorenkamp
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
There are seven basic elements of photographic art: line, shape, form, texture, color, size, and depth. As a photographic artist, your knowledge and awareness of these different elements can be vital to the success of your composition and help convey the meaning of your photograph. What separates form from shape? Form takes shape from the two-dimensional and brings it into the three-dimensional. And, speaking of form, it is the next part of our Elements of a Photograph series. Photographs © Todd Vorenkamp
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
There are seven basic elements of photographic art: line, shape, form, texture, color, size, and depth. As a photographic artist, your knowledge and awareness of these different elements can be vital to the success of your composition and help convey the meaning of your photograph. When a line, or more than one line, closes or connects, a shape is formed. This is the topic of this next part of our Elements of a Photograph series. Photographs © Todd Vorenkamp
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
There are seven basic elements of photographic art: line, shape, form, texture, color, size, and depth. As a photographic artist, your knowledge and awareness of these different elements can be vital to the success of your composition and help convey the meaning of your photograph. Line, the most fundamental of these, is the topic of this first part of our Elements of a Photograph series. Photographs © Todd Vorenkamp