What is the Rule of Thirds?• It is a convention used in film and photography to space out main points an draw the viewers eye to the main focus. A set of nine boxes are placed as thirds, and the point the photographer/cameraman wants you to focus on will be on one of these lines.
• In the photos shown, a box has been put in to show the thirds. The main point of focus has been put on the intersection between one of the horizontal lines and another vertical line. This is often how it is shown.
Even professionals use this technique as seen in the Transformers 3 snapshot below...From the biggest to the smallest every self respecting director, photographer andcameraman has used it, to make the eye been drawn to the important things. This isimportant as the lady is on an intersection of some grid lines while Optimus Prime,Leader of the Autobots, Hero to Earth, is at the intersection of some more lines,focusing the viewer’s eyes to the conversation
We used the rule of thirds to highlight thefigures and lined the bodies up with two ofthe ‘Rule of Thirds’ lines. This drew attentionto the two people in the picture.
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