Being practitioners of a two-dimensional medium, photographers rely on various techniques, both tonal and compositional, to bring viewers into the frame and to create a sense of depth in their images. Some of these visual effects are as old as Renaissance perspective techniques itself, including vanishing points, leading lines, and pointers that bring the viewer's eye into the scene or that focus attention on a specific subject within the image borders. This month's Picture This! assignment was just that, and readers responded with a host of images that worked with many of the techniques from the visual perspective book.
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