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Composition of photographs

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Composition of photographs

  1. 1. Composition of Photographs Prepared by: Laika Millete C. Mayor BEED 3-1 DAY
  2. 2. Rule of Thirds • The rule of thirds is very simple. You divide the frame into 9 equal rectangles, 3 across and 3 down. Many camera manufacturers have actually included the capability to display this grid in live view mode.
  3. 3. BALANCING ELEMENTS • You should balance the "weight" of your subject by including another object of lesser importance to fill the space.
  4. 4. LEADING LINES • When we look at a photo our eye is naturally drawn along lines. By thinking about how you place lines in your composition, you can affect the way we view the image, pulling us into the picture, towards the subject, or on a journey "through" the scene. A
  5. 5. BACKGROUND • The human eye is excellent at distinguishing between different elements in a scene, whereas a camera has a tendency to flatten the foreground and background, and this can often ruin an otherwise great photo
  6. 6. Centered Composition and Symmetry • There are times when placing a subject in the center of the frame works really well. • Symmetry scenes are perfect for a centered composition. They look really well in the square frames too.
  7. 7. Foreground Interest and Depth • Including some foreground interest in a scene is a great way of adding a sense od depth to a scene. And it is one of a number techniques to give the scene a more 3D feel.
  8. 8. Frame within the Frame • Frame within the Frame is another way effective way of portraying depth I a scene. Look for such as windows, arches or overhanging branches to frame the scene with. The frame does not necessarily have to surround the entire scene to be effective.
  9. 9. Simplicity and Minimalism • Simplicity often means taking photos with uncomplicated backgrounds and don’t distract from the main subject.
  10. 10. Rule of Space •The rule of the space relates to the direction of the subject in your photo.

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