Exercise: Real and implied triangles

Produce two sets of triangular compositions in photographs. one using ‘real’ triangles, the other making ‘implied’ triangles

Real

Find a subject which is itself triangular (it can be a detail of something larger)

real triangle

 

Make a triangle by perspective, converging towards the top of the frame

Converging towards the top

 

Make an inverted triangle, also by perspective, converging towards the bottom of the frame

Converging towards the bottom

 

Implied

Make a still like arrangement of 5 or 6 objects to produce a triangle with the apex at the top

Implied triangle apex top

 

Make a still life arrangement as above, but so that the triangle is inverted, with the apex at the bottom

Implied triangle apex bottom

 

Arrange three people in a group picture in such a way that either their faces or the lines of their bodies makes a triangle

Bodies making a triangle

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