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Edge Flicker in Photography and Painting – Part I

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Painting by Jeremy Miranda displaying his control of his edges

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Throughout the 365 you may have seen the term “Edge Flicker” or “EF” being used. This is a name that I use to describe contrasting objects near the edge of the frame, flickering for our eyes attention. I’m not going to call it “vignette” because there’s too many definitions floating around between painting and photography, and people will just get confused. The idea is to keep the viewer in the image as long as possible, but when you have high contrast near the edge it creates an escape route for the eye and weakens the composition.

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