composition

Power of the Triangle

Improve your photography with a simple triangle Using Triangles in Composition & Posing This trick is no secret.  In fact it's not even a trick.  This simple compositional principle is deep rooted in our subconsciousness' desire for simplicity and completeness.  If something is too simple it's not complete, if it's too complex it's not simple... the triangle has the envied position of being the simplest of all the polygons, after all it has the minimum number of lines required to 'close' the shape and promote it from a simple line to a polygon.  Simple and complete, all rolled into...

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The Lazy Rule of Thirds

The Tremendously Lazy Rule of Thirds "Rules are made to be broken."  -My favorite paradox. I can count on one hand the number of rules I will obey without question, based solely on fear of catastrophic consequences: I turn off personal electronics during landing and take-off, I keep my hands inside the ride at all times, I don't rock vending machines, I resist the urge to climb over zoo fences and I no longer lunge for a police officer's holstered gun on April Fools Day. Pretty much everything else is up for debate. That brings me to the Rule of Thirds. After a tremendous amount of research...

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