Composition Rules

Rule of Thirds

MOC Zuckerman on Composition Rule of Thirds 1-2.JPG

Rule of Thirds is guidelines which are applied for the use of  creating a composition of an image. Rule of Thirds is divided into nine equal parts by two equally spaced horizontal lines and two equally spaced vertical lines and place the important information  inside the grid. The four points in the middle square are where images are placed as they are creating more tension and interesting energy which gives the image a better atmosphere. In the image above you can see how the rule of thirds is applied on a picture and also how the intersections make you focus on the top left where the cheetah’s head is.


This shows us the composition rules on photoshop and all the different types that are used to help create different types of layouts for posters and other creative images that you may want to use.



Golden Ratio:


The Golden Ratio is a tool used in photography where the ratio of 1 to 1.618 that is a great number to help create a strong  composition for your images to have more attraction to viewers. However, the golden spiral makes the viewer concentrates on the focal points of the spiral.

Here is someone type of layout techniques that are used to create better compositions.




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