Art Principles In Portrait Photography

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way in which Fig. 87 has led up to the climax. In Fig. 86 our greatest energy is expended in the oval outline of the beard, hair, forehead, cheek. So emphasized is this, owing to the lack of a check to stop the rotating
Fig. 88
action of the eyes, that the features sink into obscurity. In Fig. 87 the line of the shoulder (see line A, in Fig. 88) has firmness and leads toward the face. The line made by the forehead and hat is the most forceful and is well chosen as it draws the attention upward, throwing the