Composition – Rule of Third

Happy Sunday Morning Everyone! As the weather becomes warmer, I’m sure the inner photographer in you wants to go out and play. Keep this simple rule in mind and go out and have fun!

One of the basic rules of photo composition is the rule of thirds. Imagine a tick-tack-toe board when framing your photo. Your subject should be contained around the intersection of that board.



A common error people make is framing the primary object in the center of the photo. This takes away interest from the subject and makes the photo less appealing.

Here are some examples of successfully using the rule of thirds: