Having your subject camouflaged amid an interesting background can certainly make for a cool shot. Generally, though, it's advantageous to have a subject "pop" compared to whatever is behind it. To accomplish that, "look for contrasting colors, and frame the subject so that it doesn't get lost in a messy background," Winter suggests.
Credit: Steve Winter
Powered By ZergNet
The Brutal Charm of an NFL Hit Man
Plus: Jesse Ventura vs. the Navy Seals
ON NEWSSTANDS NOW
When to Say No to Your Doctor
Sign up to receive the Men’s Journal newsletter and special offers from MJ and its marketing partners.