What is Composition?It is a way to LAY OUT ELEMENTS in your photograph that will give itgreater aesthetic appeal.It helps you & your photograph to “tell a story” to your viewers.It conveys your intended meaning to your viewers.A composition that conveys a photographersintended meaning is an effective one. One that doesntor that confuses the viewer is not.
What makes aGood Composition? Has a Point of Interest Observes the Rule of Thirds Includes Visual Elements
Point of InterestAlways have a Point of Interest. The ONE key element you want your viewers to focus on.
No Point of InterestWhere do you look first? Lack of Point of Interest weakens your photograph
Rule of ThirdsVisualise dividing your picture a grid of 3 spaces across and 3 below. By placing yourPoint of Interest within the intersecting points or along the grid lines, you areobserving the rule of thirds.