13 Award Winning Photographers on Framing a Slice of Life
Yvon Buchmann takes inspiration from masters of photography like Robert Doisneau, Édouard Boubat, Henri Cartier-Bresson and others. He is the recipient of the 2015 Sony WPO National Award, and has even won the fourth prize in HIPA’s General category.
“This photograph is a depiction of how man often finds himself in the middle of conflicting scenarios.”
I shot this image in a small French town called Bolliwer. The photograph in fact, is part of a series that I previously worked on titled Passing Time. With the help of my son, I composed the image in a way that it symbolised the fleetingness of time, and how it waits for no one.
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Leading the Viewer’s Eyes
Incorporating lines is another way to create a compositionally strong photograph. Lines help to generate different moods in the viewer too. It nudges them to linger longer on the image, as it gives their eyes a sense of direction.
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