May 31, 2017 Christina Snyder 10Comment

Last week we looked at Rule of Thirds, Rule of Odds, Balancing Elements, and Leading Lines in Part One of the Ultimate Guide to Elements of Composition for Photography. We discussed where to position your focal point when applying the Rule of Thirds, why odd numbers are more interesting to the eye than even, the two types of balance (symmetrical and asymmetrical), and how to utilize lines to draw the viewer’s eye to our subject matter. Today, we start Part two of the Ultimate Guide to Elements of Composition for Photography by exploring Patterns, Textures, and Background. And we will wrap up our…

May 22, 2017 Christina Snyder 19Comment

One of the first blogs I wrote was a basic guide to photography for website images that brushed over a few common elements of composition for photography. Today, I’m going to elaborate on 12 elements of composition for photography through a three-part series in efforts to help guide any aspiring photographers, DIY bloggers, and small business owners looking to save a dime by photographing their own product. Part One of the series will cover Rule of Thirds, Rule of Odds, Balancing Elements, and Leading Lines. Part Two will consist of Patterns, Textures, and Background. Last but not least, Part Three informs you on Depth,…