Art Principles In Portrait Photography

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CHAPTER IV
BEAUTY THROUGH SPOT ARRANGEMENT
^ I ^HE question naturally arises: can one not see
-*■ the face better when it is placed in the centre as
in Fig. 18 and Fig. 32? It certainly is seen suddenly,
Fig. 32
but the mind does not remain with it, for the attention jumps to the four boundary lines and the picture is made restless, or else the head gathers in all the strength as a whirlpool sucks in the water, perpetually drain ing the visible plain where there should be a sustain ing of all the parts. Unless modified, the picture is
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