Like the “C” curve, it’s also a pleasing line in any photo.
In Hawaii, from the air looking down at a gentle, pleasing “S” curve on the road, which travels through a lava field.
Implied lines can also follow a “C” curve or an“S” curve line. Implied lines in this photo take your eye across the gap in Cobourg harbour past a pair low flying cormorants. From this wharf in Twillingate, Newfoundland, thick, thin and broken lines create an abstract featuring colour, line, and shape.
Using a slow shutter speed and camera motion, Gesture lines, as shown in the photo below, uses Christmas lights to capture these quick rapid lines that suggest movement and capture the energy of the objects.
An ‘udder-ly’ oval shot…with a triangle and cylinder shape at the Royal Winter Fair, Toronto, Canada.
A young girl sorts rice or looking at the shapes, we have a primary shape, a circle, and a secondary shape, an oval, in Trinidad, Cuba. It is simply the relationship of the area occupied by one shape to that of another. Observe how shapes occupy a space and are in relationship to one another.
Lines, just like colour, can also have an emotional impact as well. In the above photograph, the clothes’ lines take your eyes across the image.
These lines, because of their length, have importance. They are usually from the bottom of the photograph. In this photograph they take you into the heart of it and into the mysterious fog.
Rectangles, two walls and a curtain in Burano, Italy with their eye catching colours.
Secondary shapes are the rectangle and the oval, ‘cousins’ of the square and circle.