Photography Composition: Rhythm & Pattern

Pattern is another great element to incorporate into your photography. You can create a pattern with any kind of repeated shape. These repeated photographic elements will create a type of unity and structure to your photography. By finding a pattern in lines, shapes or colors you can easily add rhythm to your photographs that the human eye will easily follow.

Here is another example of a beautiful pattern in photography:

photo by mikebaird

Pattern is usually used in photography as a secondary element. This is because photographs which use pattern as their main element tend to be monotonous.

Here are a few examples of images that use pattern as their main element.


photo by Darwin Bell


photo by VinothChandar

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One comment

  1. Jeff Emblen says:

    I am interested in using the image/example of a pattern in photography street signs on my blog and possibly in my future e-book. Do you know where I can obtain the rights? Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!

    Cheers,
    Jeff

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