composition :basic photography tips

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Post on 30-Jun-2015



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Composition is a way of guiding the viewer’s eye towards the most important elements of your work, sometimes – in a very specific order. A good composition can help make a masterpiece even out of the dullest objects and subjects in the plainest of environments. A presentation slide by : Afzal Khan, Creative Head Hyphen Advertising


  • 1. COMPOSITION Afzal Khan, Creative Head Hyphen Advertising

2. PHOTOGRAPHY COMPOSITION: composition is proper arrangement of elements or objects in a frame of photograph, also it is a term that is used to describe the layout of a picture. Whenever we take a photograph we immediately start to make a choice about the layout. Even we following it without thinking. 3. LANDSCAPE/HORIZONTAL PORTRAIT/VERTICAL 4. BASIC RULES: Rule of Third Focus and Depth of Field (DOF) Symmetry and Pattern Lead Shapes/Frames Angle/Point of view (POV) 5. RULES OF THIRD: 6. FOCUS & DOF shallow depth of field or differential 7. shallow depth of field with bokeh: 8. Subject/foreground/background Selective focus points 9. SYMMETRY AND PATTERN 10. LEAD 11. SHAPES/FRAMES 12. ANGLE/POINT OF VIEW (POV) 13. "THERE ARE NO RULES FOR GOOD PHOTOGRAPHS, THERE ARE ONLY GOOD PHOTOGRAPHS. - ANSEL ADAMS 14. EXAMPLES OF BAD COMPOSITION 15. THANK YOU LETS DISCUSS