A photograph definitely has its own characteristics to make the photo more concerned audience. But sometimes we want to show a special feature on the photo or could be called Main subject, which gave the impression and the most powerful characters in the photo. Here are 5 Tricks How To Highlight Main Subject Of The Photo :
Take Advantage of Depth of Field
By using a wide aperture (f / 2.8), we can isolate the main subject and perform separation from the background. In this way, we seem to “force” the photo viewer to pay attention to only the sharp area and forget the others. Automatically, the main subject that you create will be very prominent sharp while the background becomes a blurring and complements the photo.
Where do your eyes see the first time in the photo below?
The photo above was generated from the suit a very wide lens so as to make the main subject (wrinkled old woman) became very prominent and became very blurred and melted together as a background image.
Utilizing Line Guidance
By using the line elements and geometry, we can guide the eye of the beholder photograph toward the subject that we want to highlight. Our eyes have a tendency explore photos and then follow the pattern of the lines there.
In the photo above, which uncovers the trail leaves fall very helpful giving organization in a picture and lead to the main subject: a row of trees without leaves are covered with freezing fog and were far away.
Right in the Middle of Frame
Although The Rule of Thirds says we should not put the main subject in the middle of the frame, there is a good rule is occasionally infringed if you find a subject that is tasty put in the middle. Put them in the middle is a statement that we are deliberately putting them into the limelight.
Use Flashy Colors
Another way to attract the eyes of the main subject is when we take pictures of objects that have sufficient contrast color than the color of the other objects in the vicinity.
It is one of the most effective techniques and gives a very strong impression, provided you can find a combination thereof.
Forced Attention with Text
The existence of the text or text in a photo will automatically stimulate the human eye to see and then read it, provided that it is clearly visible and readable size. And overall, this text will give context to your photos and become one of the main objects of the most interesting.