Photo of the Day: Beautiful Sunset and Leading Lines

BreakingModern — The prowess of the HTC One M8 for taking photos in low light is off the charts. The ultrapixel technology created by HTC continues to produce great photos in near darkness. Check out this beautiful Eyewitness Photo from Robert Carlos using his HTC One M8 smartphone at sunset.

robert carlos sunset eyewitness photo

This shot is just gorgeous. Other than the mix of cool and warm colors in the sky, I enjoy the leading lines in the photo. Notice that the cloud patterns have the shape of an inverted triangle. Now see how the palm trees line up with one side of the “inverted cloud triangle.” It’s pleasing to the eye and draws your eye from the upper-left down to lower-right naturally. It’s not forced.

You can look at an even-smaller detail, too. See the power lines in the background? They’re following the same leading lines as the palm trees. Everything in this shot works great with the rule of thirds. We all know that’s a plus in photography. Nice pic, Robert!

Do you have an HTC mobile? Like to take cool photos? You should share them here on BreakingModern. Just email a link of the photo to me via [email protected], or tag me on Twitter or Google+. You never know, we just may feature your pic as a #EyewitnessPhoto. Be sure to include the HTC camera used and any editing steps you took. Thanks for reading and be sure to subscribe to my Smartphone Photographers YouTube playlist if you like these photos.

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Featured image: Robert Carlos

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Ant Pruitt

Author: Ant Pruitt

Based in Charlotte, NC, Ant Pruitt covers photography and smartphone cameras for BreakingModern. Follow him @ant_pruitt on Twitter.

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