Positive Space ~ Positive space refers to the main focus of a picture, while negative space refers to the background. - The Grizzly Bear is "holding" the forest. In this picture the white is negative space and the brown is positive.
A warning to all Canadians: this article was written by a non-native, so please excuse the inevitable faux pas while I attempt to discuss Canadian culture. If you’re from Canada, then you really do have a lot to be thankful for.