There is no formula for a good photograph. Mediocre pictures may follow a formula, good ones seldom do: When the visual tools are used just right, the design, lighting, mood, and emotion come together to just the right point, and that point hits you and you know what the photographer meant – that’s a good picture.

"What Makes a Good Picture?"

The Best of Popular Photography by Harvey V. Fondiller

ISBN: 0871650371 Page: 273 This book is available from Amazon