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Photography Composition Articles Library

Photography Composition Articles Library
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10 Top Photography Composition Rules There are no fixed rules in photography, but there are guidelines which can often help you to enhance the impact of your photos. It may sound clichéd, but the only rule in photography is that there are no rules. However, there are are number of established composition guidelines which can be applied in almost any situation, to enhance the impact of a scene. These guidelines will help you take more compelling photographs, lending them a natural balance, drawing attention to the important parts of the scene, or leading the viewer's eye through the image. Once you are familiar with these composition tips, you'll be surprised at just how universal most of them are. You'll spot them everywhere, and you'll find it easy to see why some photos "work" while others feel like simple snapshots. Rule of Thirds Imagine that your image is divided into 9 equal segments by 2 vertical and 2 horizontal lines. Doing so will add balance and interest to your photo. Balancing Elements Leading Lines Viewpoint Depth

Five Minute Photographer - Photography Tutorials Den Fremmede Balance in photography an important composition techniques What does balance in photography mean? If you place every element of interest in a photograph on one side or another, or more commonly by the beginners in the center of the image, you are leaving little or nothing to look at on the opposite side. This will be a unbalanced and most likely an uninteresting image. Formal balance There are basically two types of balance in photography. Informal balance The second type, informal balance or so called asymmetrical balance is when one or more dissimilar elements are balancing on each side of a given point. If you have a large object in the image it should be counter balanced with a smaller object or objects to make a good composition. Use of asymmetrical balance is more challenging and requires more artistic skill and training to do well compared to symmetrical composition. Radial balance There is also a third type of balance in photography – radial balance. How can you achieve a good balance in your images? Light against dark.

Great Photography Tutorials jessica lenard artistprintmaker​ Improving your photography: Composition IMPROVING YOUR PHOTOGRAPHYLesson Two: Composition by Peter Ensenberger,Arizona Highways Director of Photography In a recent "Photography Talk" column, I discussed developing an awareness of light and its relationship to the subjects in your photographs. Light and shadow become integral parts of composition when skillfully incorporated, and should be your first consideration before setting up to make a photograph. Composing a photograph is essentially an editing process - deciding what to leave in and what to leave out. Here are some of the basic elements of effective composition: It is usually best to have one main subject as the focal point because a photograph can successfully tell only one story.

Free Digital Photography Tutorial Site - Great Photo Tutorials ShortCourses-The On-line Library of Digital Photography Using Focal Points in Photography By Robert Parviainen Next time you take your digital camera out and line it up for a shot pause before you press the shutter button and ask yourself: “What is the Focal Point in this Picture?” Some other ways to ask the same question might include – What is the central point of interest? What will draw the eye of the viewers of this picture? The reason a focal point is important is that when you look at an image your eye will generally need a ‘resting place’ or something of interest to really hold it. Once you’ve identified a point of interest or focal point you then should ask yourself how you can enhance it. 6 Techniques to Enhance the Focal Point in an Image A focal point can be virtually anything ranging from a person, to a building, to a mountain, to a flower etc. Keep in mind that a combination of above elements can work well together. Lastly – don’t confuse the viewer with too many competing focal points which might overwhelm the main focal point.

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