A Guide to Waterfall Photography Composition

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Composition is of the utmost importance in all outdoor photography, as well as in waterfall photography. If you are successful in constructing a solid composition within your frame, you will come away with a great photograph. Vice versa, a weak composition leaves a lot to be desired in a photograph. Waterfall photography composition tends to be slightly different than other forms of outdoor photography because waterfalls are such unique features to shoot. In this section, we’ll learn all about the direction of your compositions, the features to look for, how to use leading lines and foregrounds, and more.


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