On being framed

Sometimes we can include natural frames inside our images to create interest. Frames provide boundaries that constrain the viewers attention to a subject. Frame examples include overhanging tree branches, icicles, a doorway, and more.


Here the window in the rock wall frames the two children drawing the viewer’s attention.

Poetic Suzhou Garden – Suzhou, China – 2018


Here the harbour rock wall and the shoreline form a partial frame. Taquile Island, Lake Titicaca, Peru – 2008

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