Drawing The Eye in a Photograph

Wow, it's been a while. I have to apologize for not blogging in about a month. I have been traveling and busy working on a few projects. The spring weather has hit I have been out a lot photographing as well. This weeks tip is going to be short and easy to get us back in the swing of things. Drawing The Eye in a Photograph. This is a simple yet effective technique to help improve your landscape images. Look at the photo below.

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What did you notice? To help draw the viewer into the photograph, I lightened the middle part of the image. To do this I used the dodge tool in Lightroom. Yep thats it! I told you it was simple! Give it a try on your next photo and see how it changes the image! You might be surprised how effective it really is!