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How To Use Visual Focal Points To Enhance Your Photography

Articale by David Peterson

Visual focal points are everywhere in great photography and art. It’s impossible to produce outstanding images oneredapplewithout them. The funny thing about visual focal points is that you don’t even know they are there. They simply tie everything together and make you say “WOW.” But if you’re going to take your photography to the next level, you will want to know how to spot them and create them in your own work. Are you ready to know how?
So, what is a visual focal point? Well, have a look at the picture of the apples above. I’m gonna guess that the first apple you looked at was the red one. Am I right? That’s because the red apple is the only differently colored apple in the picture. If all of the apples were red, and one of them was green, your eye would naturally gravitate toward the green one.