Category Archives: Composition

5 Simple Techniques for Leading the Viewer’s Eye in Your Images ~ Erin Fitzgibbon

As photographers, it’s easy for us to make conscious composition choices that allow us to balance our photographs or to create harmony within them. It’s is more difficult however to try and lead viewers through your photographs. We rarely consider … Continue reading

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Perspective in Photography ~Sudipta Shaw

In this article I will try to explain how perspective works in a 2D photograph with some tips, myths, and example photos. When we see a photograph on computer screen or in print, we’re looking at a 2-dimensional representation of … Continue reading

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An Intro to Line, Shape, and Form in Photography (Video Tutorial) ~ Jennifer Berube

There are many elements of composition that form the building blocks of photography: lines, shape, form, texture, pattern, and the rule of thirds, just to name a few. Each of these elements plays a role in drawing the viewer’s eye … Continue reading

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LOOK AT YOUR TOWN WITH FRESH EYES – HOW TO FIND GREAT SHOTS IN EVERYDAY TOWNS ~ Cameron Mitchell

We’ve all seen iconic shots of the Eiffel tower, dramatic shots of the Grand Canyon and inspiring shots of Niagara falls. Some locations just scream out to be photographed but you don’t have to travel to famous locations to take … Continue reading

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Six Essential Steps to Taking Great Photographs ~ Eva Polak

Whether you have been creating photographs for years, or only for few weeks, your goals and dreams are to create great photographs that everyone will admire. You may notice this is not an easy task, and I’m sure that most … Continue reading

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How to Snipe Out Your Best Shots Ever ~ Simon Takk

You load ammo into your camera, aim at your subject, and fire. You are a shooter. Strangely, the way most photographers shoot is vastly different than the way a marksman – specifically, US Marine Corp Snipers – use their rifles. … Continue reading

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Viewpoint and Perspective in Photographic Composition ~ Todd Vorenkamp

Today’s cameras can do almost everything automatically. The one thing they cannot do is tell you where to stand and where to point the lens and when to take the photograph. These are the sole responsibilities of the photographer, and … Continue reading

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A New Photographer’s Guide to Composition ~ Alphonso Sanchez

It’s easy to be swept away by the technical demands most DSLR cameras require. But as a new photographer, it’s critical that you develop your composition skills. Your ability to compose a powerful, visually captivating image is one of the … Continue reading

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Leading Lines in Landscape Photo Composition ~ Andrew Goodall

Composition and good photography go hand in hand. Anyone can (with practice) perfect the technical skills to take a well exposed photo. It’s your flair for composition that will set your photos apart from the crowd. Image Ideas…

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ART BY DESIGN: 11 ELEMENTS OF SUCCESSFUL IMAGES ~ Breathing Color Blog

Part of being a successful artist is being good at constructing moving and memorable images to display and knowing how to identify and work with weaker areas of images in order to strengthen artistic quality. In this article, I’ll share … Continue reading

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