Composition Techniques Claire Svihra


helps to emphathise the features and details in a photograph. By capturing “texture” of objects being photographed, you can create form Texture

Strong subject

eadingphoto has a strong dominant focal point

Leading Lines

lines in a photo direct the viewer’s focus to the photo's subject

Negative Space

area between and around objects in a photo Negative space

Selective Focus

When a photographer narrows a picture’s depth of field so that only a part of the picture is in focus Layers for which is focused


change the perspective


create a image that can be divided into two equal parts which are mirror images of each other


use natural elements to create a frame for your photo so your audience knows exactly where you're focus is

Rule Of Thirds

Subject is somewhere other than the center


A repeating pattern that works with the image

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