Vertical Weekend

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While vertical photographs are less common than horizontal ones (they do require us to take the extra step of turning the camera sideways), they provide a great way to imitate the brain’s natural selective focus ability.

They help us capture vertical subjects like the spiral staircase above, help our subjects move vertically through the frame, or focus the viewer’s attention on a single subject by removing peripheral vision.

The beautiful photos above were uploaded this weekend by ~Ella, freyavev, honey and milk, niK10d, Alex B Blackburn, L|O|R|GBryce Bradford, Lindi m, and trivet.

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Kay is a Community Manager for Flickr and passionate about extraordinary photography. As an editor on Flickr Blog he loves to showcase the beauty and diversity of Flickr in his posts. When he's not blogging or making Flickr more awesome (in front of and behind the scenes), you can find him taking pictures with his beloved Nikon and iPhone, listening to Hans Zimmer's music or playing board games. | On Flickr you can find him at https://flic.kr/quicksilver