Ian Plant

How to Emphasize Your Subject in Photography

Ian Plant
Duration:   8  mins

The world is buzzing with activity, and to calm this chaos it’s important to hone in on your subject in photography. This session goes into great detail discussing how to create structure, using techniques such as simplification, visual anchor, framing, and meta shapes. Use these to make your photos more harmonious and focus on the most important aspects of your subjects.

The end result? Eye-catching, dramatic photos.


  • Photography Composition: Finding Your Visual Flow – Course Preview
  • Landscape Photography Composition Introduction
  • The Power of Abstract Thinking for Creative Composition
  • The Photography Composition Basics of Seeing Shapes
  • Leading the Eye to Create Good Composition in Photography
  • THIS PAGE: How to Emphasize Your Subject in Photography
  • Create Powerful and Visual Photography Arrangements
  • Composition Techniques in Photography: Setting the Mood