What makes a good photograph? Hanne Dahlmann

It tells a story

You can see children playing in ruins and it seems like that there was a war going on or still is.

Henri Cartier-Bresson - SPAIN. 1933. Andalucia. Seville.
Use of black and white

The picture uses a filter of black and white.

Henri Cartier-Bresson - CHINA. Beijing. December 1948
Focus

The focus is on the man in the back, the woman in the front is blurry.

Elliott Erwitt
Shows action

The men in the picture are working, it shows action.

Carl Mydans - CCC boys working, Prince George's County, Maryland. 1935 Nov
Interesting viewpoint - from below

The picture was taken from below the balcony.

Jay Maisel
Interesting picture

It is interesting because the city skyline gets reflected in the water that is in the glasses.

Jay Maisel
Interesting viewpoint - from above

The picture was taken from above the pool.

Jay Maisel
Use of pattern

You can see a regular pattern.

Jay Maisel
Use of color

They used different colors the effect the contrast of the all the people standing and the guy in the middle.

Steve McCurry
Natural lightning

The photographer used natural lightning to give the picture a natural look.

Steve McCurry

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