How to Make a Killer Photo using 8 Simple Composition Rules

The truth is, I should have started the blog with this article. After choosing a camera (this a huge subject too!), once you start taking photos and before considering lighting, exposure, noise and other settings, you should take good care of composition. There are some rules (never call them rules because from definition art is free from rules) that make your pictures better, depending on the photography type. Rule of Thirds This rule applies for everything: landscape, macro and portraits, but exception would be the classic portrait. This means that instead of placing the subject (main focus of interest) in the centre of the frame put it on an intersection of the thirds. For me it is much simple to consider this mind drawing where my subject is placed either in point 1 or 2 or 3 or 4: Cropping Sometimes cropping a subject to make the viewer focus on … Read more

How to Shoot Roads in Photography

What do you have in mind when taking pictures on a highway? Maybe the road signs. Yes, it’s a good idea but here I’m not talking about that. Road construction requires the creation of a continuous right-of-way, overcoming geographic obstacles and having grades low enough to permit vehicle or foot travel. This means you will find interesting sinuous shapes of roads. Notice that in most of the cases the road should be free of cars and walkers. Two exceptions are noticeable: the pictures depicting intense city traffic and the night roads when a car leaves behind a rail of light. As for the composition, it’s always a good idea to start the road from a corner of the picture up to the middle or the other corner. In most of the cases it will appear larger in the starting corner and thinner at the end. However, sometimes, when symmetry allows, … Read more

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