Oberkirchen photo route (station 10): Foreground makes picture healthy

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On the photo route "Village in focus" you have many opportunities to photograph views of Oberkirchen. Check carefully which one is the most beautiful. Ask yourself: Will the character of the village become clear from this angle? What are the most important elements? And more importantly, are there perhaps distracting elements that could draw attention to themselves and thus distract from what is important? Large stacks of silage bales are one of them, for example.

An old photographer's rule is "foreground makes picture healthy". In a village view, a foreground not only helps give the image depth. It can also be used trickily to hide distracting elements.

Make sure that the foreground is optimally sharp. The viewer is more likely to tolerate slight blurring in the background than blurring in the foreground. After all, we are used to seeing things more clearly and sharply when they are close in front of us.


Your further path now leads you down the Oberkirchen Way of the Cross and along the Lenne into the village. Take the path and its Stations of the Cross into the picture. What else can be found along the way back to the village? To tell the story "way to the village", it is enough to guess the village in the background.

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