Repetition in our mundane daily lives can be boring. Repeating patterns however, add life, zeal and impact to an image. Patterns are to photography, what rhythm is to music. Repeating patterns, if captured the right way, strengthen an image.


By repeating patterns, you make your composition more powerful. There are basically three ‘things’ that can be repeated to strengthen an image: Shapes-Color-Lines


Repeating patterns in photography are a stimulating and exciting process. But it also requires patience and good judgment. Don’t get so caught up in your quest for repetition that you forget the other principles of photography. Such as: Balance/Contrast/Movement/Proportion/Emphasis/Variety/Harmony/Unity

Railings in front of vivid blue sky