15 Photos That Use Fences for Clever Composition

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In outdoor photography, fences offer a convenient element to use to compose an image. From using them to lead the eye along leading lines through to making them an obvious aid to composing with the rule of thirds, using a well placed fence line can make life a lot easier for the photographer. These examples show what can be done with a well placed fence. Use them as inspiration for composing your next outdoor shot.

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[url=”https://www.flickr.com/photos/jenny-pics/3141539789/”]fence[/url] by [url=”https://www.flickr.com/people/jenny-pics/”]jenny downing[/url], on Flickr

 

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the final Cut by Robb North, on Flickr

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scituate lighthouse by shoothead, on Flickr

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purple mountains by joiseyshowaa, on Flickr

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morning mist by Robb North, on Flickr

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Trees and fence by Tambako the Jaguar, on Flickr

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Patterns in a fence by Steve-h, on Flickr

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Congo by babasteve, on Flickr

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My Harry Potter Moment? | 101223-8264-jikatu by jikatu, on Flickr

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Undulating fence by The Wandering Angel, on Flickr

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Taking it all in….. by atomicpuppy68, on Flickr

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Washing Line by Nanagyei, on Flickr

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Palouse Horse by skedonk, on Flickr

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The Line Up…… by Nanagyei, on Flickr

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barb wire sunset by joeri-c, on Flickr

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Rob is the founder of Light Stalking. His love for photography started as a child with a Kodak Instamatic and pushed him into building this fantastic place all these years later, and you can get to know him better here.
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Taking it all in is my fav for sure…I love when a piece of art seems to have a story to it and the person standing there reflecting on the view really intrigues me for sure!

I also like fences though:

ooops sorry duplicated. I didn’t see the pic show up i comment box then I realized there was a link. Please delete one….Thank you!

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