There are plenty of ways to enhance the sense of depth and three-dimensionality in a photograph, but not many can work as powerfully as a well placed leading line to draw the viewer’s eye into the scene. Leading lines are hugely effective compositional tools in all types of photography and can be used to great effect in the right hands. Read more here.
Always use the Rule of Thirds. Always use the Rule of Odds. Always shoot with your back to the sun. We’re bombarded with rules that try to dictate our photography from the moment we begin learning, but creativity should never be bound by concrete and inflexible rules. Here, we tear up the rulebook and enhance our photographic creativity!
Composition is the most important tool in a photographer's arsenal, and when used correctly it can be the difference between an average image and a world class one. There are no dead-set rules in composition, but there are a few guidelines that are useful to use as starting points in your photography adventure.
Composition is the single most important aspect in photography. Without great composition you simply cannot get a great photograph. No matter how gorgeous the scene is, it will look two dimensional and boring without some compositional thought, so we've put together a beginners guide to thinking about composition!