One of the most important elements of photo composition is leading lines.


If your photo has good leading lines, the viewer’s eye automatically knows where the subject of the photo is located.


Sometimes there can be more than one leading line, as in the photo above. The lines of the playground dome lead the eye to the action in the background of the photo.


A leading doesn’t have to be a line, per se. The ground line in this photo draws the eye to the subject, the barn square.


This photo sends the eye on a journey to get to the subject. After you follow the lamp post down and meet the horizon line, you move to the subject, the lion. I like the way the leading lines make a capital L, the first letter in lion. I would like to say I planned it that way.
Keep looking for good composition. 🙂