Lines and intersecting lines are better when free of other elements, such as trees, debris, and anything else that distracts. In the suburbs, sometimes that guideline is a bit difficult to follow.
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I am rethinking the burn the edges approach right now too. I should have gone through with the monochrome conversion and left it at that. The burned edges themselves are likely a distraction to the image.
EXIF data: Nikon D7000, center-weighted metering mode, ISO 100, 116mm, f/8, 1/4 sec
Rancho Cordova (CA), Intersecting Lines, Connectors, Monochrome. Rancho Cordova, CA. December 28, 2013. © Copyright Steven Tze – all rights reserved.