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The Leibovitz Recipe – Number One – Figure-Ground Relationship

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Welcome back to another great article. This time we are going to take a close look at Annie Leibovitz’s number one technique that makes her images successful. The technique is figure-ground relationship (FGR), which we’ve covered extensively throughout the blog, but we’ve never looked close at the ways she utilizes it in different scenarios. There are only a few instances when she doesn’t use FGR, and we can notice the difference in visual clarity. We also see examples of of this technique used in master paintings and street photos. Let’s get into it!

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