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Photographic Composition by David Page, Richard D. Zakia

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Geometrics

Train station, Ireland

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Richard Zakia

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Rule of Thirds
Centering
Off Center
Lead Line
S-Curve
C-Shape Curve
Reverse C-Shape
L-shape
V-Shape
Triangles
Horizon Line
Diagonals
Symmetry
Repetition
Exercises

Rule of Thirds: Imagine the photograph you are about to take as having superimposed upon it four imaginary lines spaced equally apart. Two are horizontal and two are vertical. If you are photographing only one subject and place it at any one of the four intersecting lines, you will, in most cases, have a balanced photograph. If the ...

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