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  • Guidelines to Better PhotographyThere are no rules for good photography, there are only good photographers -Ansel AdamsCOMPOSITION

  • COMPOSITIONAL GRAPHIC ELEMENTS

    1. lines & points 2. shapes & forms 3. contrast & tones 4. texture5. pattern & repetition.

  • COMPOSITIONAL STRATEGIES

    1. rule of thirds2. balance of elements3. leading lines4. symmetry and Patterns5. viewpoint6. background/MINIMIZE7. depth8. framing9. cropping or filling the frame10. experimentation

  • COMPOSITIONAL RULES

    1. What is the emphasis of the picture?2. Is there visual movement (S-Curve)?3. Is there visual movement (Leading Lines)?4. Is the main subject matter placement out of the center?5. Is there Unity ( golden triangle)?6. Is there Unity ( golden spiral)?7. How can you simplify the picture?

  • Cropping

  • Get close to your subject

  • Get even closer

  • RULES OF THIRDS

  • Golden Mean Spiral

  • Golden Mean Spiral

  • Golden Triangle

  • The Leading Line

  • Using Shapes

  • Pattern

  • The S Curve

  • Viewpoint

  • COMPOSITIONAL COMPLEXITYTHE MORE YOU OVERLAP STRATEGIES, RULES AND GRAPHIC ELEMENTS THE MORE COMPLEX YOUR MEANING WILL BE.

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