composition

Composition tips for wedding photographers (and everyone else)

Jan 15, 2024
Fire & Ice

Rules are made to be broken but are also made for a reason. Our ‘go-to’ is the widely known rule of thirds, and is considered…

Custom gridlines are coming to Sony cameras – you’ll have to pay for it

Nov 29, 2023
Sagiv Gilburd

Sony announced that users will be able to set and use custom gridlines in-camera. The feature will be available for multiple Sony cameras, but you will have to purchase a separate license to activate it

How to use leading lines to create dynamic photographs

Aug 21, 2023
Alex Baker

Photography is all about capturing moments and telling stories through images. One powerful technique that can greatly enhance your photos is using compositional rules, such…

What is the golden ratio, and how to use it in photography?

Aug 13, 2023
Daniela Bowker

The Golden Ratio is a compositional tool. Composition is the process of arranging your frame to make an image that draws in the viewer and keeps them interested in your photo. Along with exposure and lighting, composition is key to good photography. So, in this article, we’re going to look at the Golden Ratio, learn what it is, how to spot it, and how to use it when composting photos.

All about leading lines in photography

Aug 10, 2023
Daniela Bowker

When it comes to composition, photographers have a huge collection of tools and techniques to use to create strong, interesting photographs. The rule of thirds…

Symmetry in photography – everything you need to know

Aug 2, 2023
Daniela Bowker

Symmetry exists everywhere around us. It is within nature, for example, in flowers and starfish. This means that artists have been reproducing symmetry in their…

How to use triangles in photography composition

Aug 1, 2023
Daniela Bowker

Triangles are versatile and expressive shapes, so it is hardly surprising that they are a bedrock of composition. They are used by painters as well as photographers as a key composition technique. You can use them to organize your frame, to introduce tension into your scene, as an alternative to the rule of thirds, and so much more. This meant we thought it was worth taking a deeper look at triangles in photography.

How to frame your subjects to create depth in your photos

Jul 31, 2023
Alex Baker

One powerful technique that can elevate your photographs to new heights is framing. By strategically placing your main subject within the frame and incorporating accompanying…

These are the “cheat codes” to make any video cinematic

Jun 8, 2023
John Aldred

The term “cinematic” means lots of different things to different people. There are a lot of people out there who believe it’s anything shot on…

What is the rule of thirds in photography?

Jun 6, 2023
Daniela Bowker

The rule of thirds is probably the best-known compositional rule in photography. At a guess, it’s the first compositional rule beginners learn. It is straightforward…