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

Rules of Composition – Part two

In this post we will cover more of the rules of composition. Many people think the ratio’s including Rule of Thirds are the end of the composition guidelines, but they are only one aspect. These are some of the others: Rule of Odds, leaving space, colour,texture, patterns (including symmetry), viewpoint, depth of field, orientation, Framing, leading lines, balance, simplify, background, focal depth, angles and take time. I will cover some in this post and the rest in Part three. First, Continue reading Rules of Composition – Part two