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Natures Rhythmns - Flow - MBA Beach

Posted by
Don Smith (California, United States) on 19 November 2011 in Landscape & Rural.


3rd Annual Magic Light, Moonlight, and Pfeiffer Beach Arch Big Sur Winter Workshop - January 8-11, 2012 (2 spots left)
5th Annual Springtime and Moonlight in Big Sur and the Monterey Peninsula - March 7-10, 2012 (9 spots left)
4th Annual Northern Arizona Workshop: Grand Canyon, Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend and Sedona - April 23-27, 2012 (4 spots left)
3rd Annual Kauai Workshop - Garden Isle and Tropical Paradise - June 22-26, 2012 (6 spots left)
4th Annual Summer Big Sur Workshop - Mystical Fog and Colorful Headlands - August 21-24, 2012 (space available)
1st Annual Fall in the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone National Park - Fall Color, Mountain Grandeur, and Volcanic Forces - Deluxe Photo Workshop - September 24-28, 2012 (Workshop Sold Out)
4th Annual Arches/Canyonlands Photo Workshop - Moon Over Red Rock, Arches, and Canyons - October 27-31 2012 (Just Added).
2nd Annual Bryce/Zion Photo Workshop - Bryce Canyon Hoodoos and Zion Fall Color - - November 1-5, 2012 (Just Added).

Note: This is a continuation of a 10-part series where I explore visual concepts that can help you while in the field. These concepts are not intended to be a how-to guide; rather, they are ways of helping one think about the visual craft of landscape photography.

Welcome to Part 6 of Exploring Visual Concepts. Flow as a concept is simply a means of allowing the viewer's eye to move through the frame. In Part 4 of this series, I discussed relationships between elements and the importance of allowing for pathways to move the eye through the scene. When I talk of flow, I relate more to the concept of visual movement, either through the careful placement of elements in our frame or by allowing for literal movement such as in this scene. To understand more on my thoughts, please read my latest blog post Exploring Visual Concepts - Flow.

Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III 16/5 second F/16.0 ISO 100 70 mm

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