Lines are everywhere. There are vertical lines, horizontal lines, curved lines. slanting lines, converging lines and squiggly lines.

DSC_2132_LRWe see lines above on stobie poles, we see aeroplanes leaving vapour trail lines, we see lines on the road and on railways tracks.

Lines are also found in shadows, in colours and in textures of an an image. We can use lines to connect and form shapes. In photography we look to find lines and patterns in order to create effective images.


Using lines in photography allows the photographer to guide the eye of the viewer to see their subject.


Use of lines