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Unformatted text preview: from others and its the main subject of the piece. The focal point allows people a place of interest to hold their attention so they simply dont glance at the photo and move on. How close or far away things are place from one another is also an important thing to consider. It can create meaning by having things associated with one another or contrasted against one another. Alignment goes along with placement of things. The way the photo is aligned can be up/down left/right or even diagonal and all of these alignments allow for different meanings to be created. Repetition is also an important factor when trying to create meaning in a photo. Repetition of certain objects, colors, or shapes allows the author to stress specific things in the picture. It depicts what in the picture is important and what you should pay attention to....
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- Spring '08