John's BEYOND NATURE Technique

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Setting the Stage.<br />
In the left photo, I've added a road, another strong diagonal line and icon.  But what I really have is a well-designed STAGE. A  place for moving subjects to pass through.<br />
What, an SUV?  Well . . . imagine bikers on a road, hikers on a trail above Zermatt, a tour boat on the Seine. You'll see.<br />
A key to the Stage Technique: you carefully compose your stage using framing and effective use of lines and wait for the desired action to pass through. You do NOT follow the action. I also like to use a 'spot' focus, so I'm sure to focus on my desired subject.