Using parts of the landscape to frame the picture has always come naturally to me. Maybe it’s all those years of television videotape — and so many John Ford movies — but I automatically look for ways to frame a scene.

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It is not merely decorative. It also provides perspective and draws the eyes of the viewer into the scene … a principle that works for both still and moving pictures.





Summertime … framed by trees and water. Downtown Uxbridge in August.

I participate in WordPress' Weekly Photo Challenge 2016

I participate in WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge 2016

Categories: #BlackstoneRiver, #Photography, Composition, Garry Armstrong, perspective

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  1. Yep, very nicely framed indeed!

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  2. I especially like the one with the bridge and the path. It looks so peaceful.

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  3. Your first photo would make Monet proud. Absolutely lovely.

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  4. Nicely framed, Garry.

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  5. Really cool. Especially love the women seen through the wheel of the bike.

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  6. Beautiful photo of the water. I love the colours:)

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  7. I especially like the cowboy shot through the wagon wheel. Very nice!

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  8. Quite a dew serendipitous moments

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  9. I find that once you get used to framing shots, it’s hard to take one without framing it!

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