Horizon in Centre of Image

This image build-up is usually avoided, because if the image is divided into two equal areas these areas compete with one another. The image’s effect is perceived to be less interesting. However, there is no rule without an exception – the right symmetries (e.g. mirroring) can allow this image build-up to develop an interesting image effect.

This image build-up is usually avoided, because if the image is divided into two equal areas these areas compete with one another. The image’s effect is perceived to be less interesting. However, there is no rule without an exception – the right symmetries (e.g. mirroring) can allow this image build-up to develop an interesting image effect.

Bildaufbau Horizont in der Mitte

The following landscape images illustrate that by positioning the horizon in the centre of the image intentionally, this can lead to interesting image results.

Horizont in der Mitte

In the following chapters, the different effects of a low and high horizon will be explained in more detail.

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