User-created articles tagged with "composition"
This is a list articles created by users from within the dpreview community. Note that these are neither endorsed nor reviewed by dpreview editorial staff. There are currently 6 community articles tagged with the tag "composition".
Published on May 23, 2013 | Photo Techniques|
The 15 fundamental rules of composition explained by Alain Briot--www.beatiful-landscape.com-- in an easy to read, step by step format. The goal of this essay is to help you create photographs that you will be proud to show and exhibit.
Published on Apr 12, 2012 | Photo Techniques|
Composition is the most important component of great photography. Understanding how to compose an image will improve your ability to take good pictures.
Published on Feb 5, 2012 | Photo Techniques|
The square format has gotten a reputation of being weird, difficult, and generally just not done. But it's not all that. Here's some background on square format, and guidance on when and how to take advantage of it.
Published on Jan 10, 2012 | Book Reviews|
A game-changing book that explores the emotional psychology behind the compositional choices we make. Ever wonder why triangles make us feel stable, while diagonal lines make us feel tense? Do you want to know why certain colors or color combinations affect how we react to an image?
Published on Oct 4, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
Shooting close up for impact (SCUFI) is a great technique for separating a subject from its surroundings to create compositions with greater stopping power. This is not a macro technique, but actually getting closer to your subject.
Published on Oct 3, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
The rule of thirds is an easy way for beginning photographers to improve the composition of their photographs. This article explains how to break away from a center-oriented composition and create a more dynamic image.