Composition part 3

Okay we are ready for the last post in the overview of rules of Composition. Following on from Depth of Field and complimentary to it is Background. Often the background is the most overlooked part of an image. We are so focused on our area of focus that we don’t notice the distractions. Take a moment to look around the frame of the image you have created to make sure there is nothing there that takes away from the image, no trees growing out of peoples heads, Continue reading Composition part 3

Aspect Ratio – Photography Rules of Composition

I have recently been asked to explain the different rules of composition, so I thought I would do it here so it is available for everyone. When we talk about rules of composition in photography we most naturally think of the rule of thirds, but there is actually a few others too, the golden ration,the spiral, diagonals and the triangle. To explain these I will show you images with these rules applied, but before that I need to explain, the Continue reading Aspect Ratio – Photography Rules of Composition