Create space 

Sometimes it might be appropriate to give your subject some space.  When photographing people, you can make a more interesting image by creating space in front of them. This conveys the sense that the person in moving into the scene.

 

Moving car, Norm Heke, 2009.

No space in front of subject
Moving car, Norm Heke, 2009.

Moving car, Norm Heke, 2009.

Space created in front of subject
Moving car, Norm Heke, 2009.

See how Brake has used space in these two images:

 

 
Supervisor Harry Killick on his way to unlock the gates of the Lollard Adventure Playground, Lambeth, London 1955, Brake, Brian (1927–1988), Lambeth. Gift of Mr Raymond Wai-Man Lau, 2001. Te Papa
Supervisor Harry Killick on his way to unlock the gates of the Lollard Adventure Playground, Lambeth, London 1955, Brake, Brian (1927–1988), Lambeth. Gift of Mr Raymond Wai-Man Lau, 2001. Te Papa
 
The last presentation of debutantes to a British monarch, Buckingham Palace, London 1958, Brake, Brian (1927–1988), Buckingham Palace. Gift of Mr Raymond Wai-Man Lau, 2001. Te Papa
The last presentation of debutantes to a British monarch, Buckingham Palace, London 1958, Brake, Brian (1927–1988), Buckingham Palace. Gift of Mr Raymond Wai-Man Lau, 2001. Te Papa