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The Rules of Photography and When to Break Them by Haje Jan Kamps

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4

Advanced Composition Techniques

If you’ve given your all to the advice given in Chapter 3, you’re probably well on your way to understanding how the rules of photography can be of huge help when it comes to taking better photos. So far, we’ve mostly covered the basics, which means that we can now graduate to more advanced and high-impact rules, the ones that will take your compositions out of Amateurville, and place them firmly in a penthouse on Professional Avenue.

If it’s been a little while since you looked at Chapter 3, it may be a good idea to take another quick look now, because in this chapter, we’ll be building on what you’ve learned before.

The balance of elements in a photo is a crucial part of making conscious composition ...

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