19 Strong Examples Of Composing With Leading Lines Using Roads And Paths

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Using leading lines is a composition technique that features line shapes in nature or a man-made world to draw the viewer’s eye to the intended subject of the photograph. Leading lines are a powerful tool because our eyes are naturally drawn to the lines within a certain scene. We instinctively follow these lines to see where they go – the lines are leading our gaze towards the subject in the image.

Check out the following great examples of leading lines and in case you want to learn more about this handy composition technique.

man on top brown hill
Photo by Alexander Milo
timelapse photo of highway during golden hour
Photo by Joey Kyber
curved concrete road beside grass
Photo by Alexander Milo
brown concrete pathway in between black metal fence
Photo by Nick Reynolds
subway with lights
Photo by Marc Markstein
concrete rail road
Photo by Luke Stackpoole
lone road going to mountains
Photo by Diego Jimenez
black concrete road surrounded by trees during daytime
Photo by Connor McSheffrey
vehicles parked near building
Photo by Liubov Ilchuk

Learn how to get beyond the basic rule of thirds and produce truly outstanding images with advanced composition. This ebook will help you create visually stunning images! It contains 7 essential tips for composition, 3 steps to perfect composition, and 5 awesome composition tips to improve your photography.

empty road with trees during golden hours
Photo by Billy Huynh
two person walking on snow-covered road in middle of forest
Photo by Podu Stricat
green trees on brown soil
Photo by Andy Holmes
Photo by Matt Flores
Photo by Matt Flores
photography of empty road during daytime
Photo by Clay Banks
gray vehicle near mountain
Photo by Snowscat
brown wooden house on green grass field near mountains during daytime
Photo by Janne Simoes

Learn how to get beyond the basic rule of thirds and produce truly outstanding images with advanced composition. This ebook will help you create visually stunning images! It contains 7 essential tips for composition, 3 steps to perfect composition, and 5 awesome composition tips to improve your photography.

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