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Photography Class
Composition
What makes a good
picture?
What determines the
subject?
Composition
• Focus on one subject
• Backgrounds should not be busy
• Contrasts of color
• Ask why am I taking this Picture
Rule of Thirds
Examples of Rule Of Thirds
Rule of threes
Strong Rule of Thirds Photograph?
NO, not Rule of Thirds.
Balance
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Look for balance from side to side
Balance of objects
Balance of patterns
Balance of light
Balance of background
Lines
• Create Lines in your pictures
• Line up objects
• Lines create paths for the eye or
subject
• Avoid lines that detract or extend
subject
• Diagonal lines are powerful and
dynamic
• Avoid clashing of lines
“S” lines sooth
• S shape line sooth the eye in a
picture
• S lines signify the gentle road!
Patterns
• Look for pattern in you pictures
• They can create shapes or lines
• They can be symmetrical or
Asymmetrical
• They can show path or direction
Framing
• Look for or create frames
• Frames can be of any shape
• Frames can conflict or harmonize
• Try to follow rules within frames
Find the picture
• Most pictures have three pictures in
them
• Find the global view
• Find the intimate view
• Find the message
Balance & Things to Avoid
This is an example of symmetrical or formal balance
Using Negative Space
Another Example
AVOID THIS!
A full body shot
Needs to include the Full Body
Greatness in the rules
Assignment #5 Rule Of Thirds
•This weeks assignment is to photograph one
picture using the Rule Of Thirds.
• Composition is the key element.
•Placement of subject is critical.
• Content of photograph should be interesting
and photographed using all skills you have
gained so far.
•Create great images.
•Have fun and good luck.
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