What You Don’t Know about the Rule of Thirds #3

Posted by on Mar 7, 2014 in Visual Language | One Comment

Go for economy of expression When I started studying photography in college, one of the photographers whose work really blew me away was Henri Cartier-Bresson. I was so astounded by his sense of composition: his images were succinct and concise, yet very expressive. The “leanness” of his images seemed to eliminate all waste, allowing the […]

What You Don’t Know about the Rule of Thirds #2

Posted by on Aug 21, 2013 in Visual Language | No Comments

In my last blog post on this topic, I wrote about how to deconstruct the common misconceptions about composition, suggesting three simple steps to help you take better pictures. In this post, I am going to delve deeper into what I mean by the first step, “be conscious of your painter’s canvas.” In reality, there […]

What You Don’t Know About the Rule of Thirds

Posted by on Jul 29, 2013 in Visual Language | 2 Comments

Ok, so, you’ve learned how the camera works, and you’re getting used to using your camera’s manual mode when making pictures. Maybe you’ve also gotten the hang of using software like Lightroom to organize and make adjustments to your images on the computer. You’ve definitely come a long way since the days of shooting your […]