I’ve been thinking about lines in composition, and black & white. Here are two examples where both visual effects come into play.
Above: A fence divides the water utility (EBMUD) lands from the public park in East Bay, and a path follows the fence up the hill. You actually have to payan annual fee to hike on the EBMUD land, and they have their own private force policing this.
Below: How often do you see a sunset in black and white? It’s like seeing flowers in monochrome.
Watching this sunset fron the end of Point Reyes, I was surprised how contrast increased as the sunset progressed, and I realized there really is a simple compositional story here.
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