How To Frame A Spectacular, But Boring, Sunset

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via How To Frame A Spectacular, But Boring, Sunset.

When you look at that photo, the feeling on that moment comes rushing back to you and you smile. This is my photo and I remember right where I was and how enjoyable it was.

The problem comes when you show your photo to others who weren’t there. They can’t instantly feel the warm wind and smell the salted air or taste the margarita you were enjoying. They see a boring picture.

Why is it boring? The viewer goes straight to the center, where the subject is, and looks away because they feel they took it all in (mainly with periphery). And they think, “Nice, but not nothing much is going on.”

Yes it can be surprisingly difficult to translate or describe to someone else.

How To Frame A Spectacular, But Boring, Sunset

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