Planning a Photograph
In your sketchbook or blank piece of paper, sketch your ideas for how
you would frame a photograph of the Toronto skyline.
Where would you position certain focal points (i.e. CN Tower, Lake
Ontario, etc.) Why?
Today, I will learn…
A concept in which the frame is divided into into nine imaginary sections
(Thirds vertically & horizontally)
Points (or lines) of interest should occur at 1/3 or 2/3 of the way up or across
the frame, rather than in the centre
For example: Eyes should 1/3 of frame down
Try to avoid placing
your subjects and
lines, dead-centre of
This week’s journal focus is framing using the rule-of-thirds
Let’s go out and shoot some photos…
Take photos of people, buildings, objects, street signs, etc.
Close-up, far away; experiment with angles and heights