Rule of Thirds

The Rule of Thirds takes from subject focus to composition. As we grasp this technique we should see an improvement in our photographs.

What is the Rule of Thirds

Description: In photography, the rule of thirds is a type of composition in which an image is divided evenly into thirds, both horizontally and vertically, and the subject of the image is placed at the intersection of those dividing lines, or along one of the lines itself.
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This is my photo for today – I cheated and took it yesterday evening when we had a break in the weather.

I hope this helps and although when looking at it now I wish that I had asked my daughter to move to the right hand side of the photo, at least I am beginning to think about the composition and not just snap away. The final photo is shown below.

So the next photo should be a study in Black and White. Lets see what happens next…

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