Photography is a key element of almost any website design. It often provides unique visual effects that cannot be achieved in any other way. Photography also has the power to convey a message, or a visual representation of a person or product.
As such, the way in which photography is implemented in website design is extremely important and can have a significant effect on its impact and effectiveness.
A result of the brutalist design trend, overlapping photography elements have become popular for their unique feel and organised chaos.
While not strictly a great practice in user experience design, the trend can produce some stunning visual effects such as below, where the typography and photography play off of each other perfectly. This is especially effective in photo blogs or sites with primarily photographic content.