Complementary Colors Enhance Fall Photos

You might have learned about the color wheel in grade school art class. The color wheel is an aid to mixing paints for a special color. But it's also a helper for visual design. Colors that appear opposite each other on the circle are complementary colors. When placed next to each other, complementary colors have the visual effect of making both hues stronger.

Complementary colors yellow and blue

Fall is an excellent time to look for complementary colors, such as blue and yellow, next to each other and use them to make a stronger image.

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