Assignment 17: Rule of Thirds
Scott of Viewsinfinitum has posted Assignment 17: Rule of Thirds. Anyone who has taken a photography class or workshop knows what this is:
The basic principle behind the rule of thirds is to imagine breaking an image down into thirds (both horizontally and vertically) so that you have 9 parts. The theory is that if you place points of interest in the intersections or along the lines that your photo becomes more balanced and will enable a viewer of the image to interact with it more naturally. Studies have shown that when viewing images that people’s eyes usually go to one of the intersection points most naturally rather than the center of the shot – using the rule of thirds works with this natural way of viewing an image rather than working against it. (Digital Photography School.com)
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