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Greatest Area of Contrast



Photo by David Bellemere. Can you see the greatest area of contrast? He wants us to see the models face before anything else, making it the most important element.


Greatest Area of Contrast (GAC) is another crucial part of composition. Don’t worry, it’s only the second technique that I’ve labeled “crucial”…FGR was the first. If there is anything you grasp out of these design techniques, GAC should be one of them. Why? Because it’s where the viewers eye will go first. What does that mean? Let’s find out!

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