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Any time there is a strong line in a photograph, the viewers eye will naturally follow along it. This can be anything from a telephone pole, the side of a building, a road or path, or even a dark shadow.
Leading lines can add drama to images, giving the photos a more emotional and compositional power.
It's a very easy technique to master and requires no special camera settings, so go out and practise it, and keep it in mind at all times when you frame your photos. Also, watch out for these lines when watching dramas or films on TV or at the cinema, it's used all the time to give more impact to a scene.