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Darren Kuropatwa about.me/dkuropatwa cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo by Martin Gommel: http://flickr.com/photos/kwerfeldein/2104791931/ Don’t just shoot

Don't Just Shoot

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A brief illustration of five photographic composition techniques: the rule of thirds, framing, fill the frame, lines and forced perspective.

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Darren Kuropatwaabout.me/dkuropatwacc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo by Martin Gommel:


Don’tjust shoot

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rule of thirds

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fillthe frame

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forcedp e r s p e c t i v e

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cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo by rianpie: http://flickr.com/photos/rianpie/4385969411/

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cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo by Phil Dragash: http://flickr.com/photos/philman/3947185102/

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cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo by Devin Moore Photography: http://flickr.com/photos/devinmoar_/5788062798/

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cc licensed ( BY SD ) flickr photo by benjaminasmith: http://flickr.com/photos/dotbenjamin/2887513136/

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cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo by andrewyang: http://flickr.com/photos/andrewyang/181350752/

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cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo by lighthack: http://flickr.com/photos/lighthack/4423938259/

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Don’t Just Shoot CreditsDSP 55: Mech Eye 2007-07-11 by flickr user vernharthttp://www.flickr.com/photos/vernhart/784617854/

Goldener Bilderrahmen - gold picture frame by flickr user eriwsthttp://www.flickr.com/photos/eriwst/2303608353/

P365 Day 184 - Converging Lines by flickr user Paolo Ghttp://www.flickr.com/photos/paolo_g2005/3685662178/

Sail Boat by flickr user MarkKelleyhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/markkelley/157662318/

Rule of Thirds? By flickr user G a r r yhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/garry61/3697553554/

Rule of thirds by flickr user fdhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/john/144190539/

Wheat View by flickr user herrolmhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/herrolm/3628078741/

stone pier rule of thirds by flickr user petervanallenhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/petervanallen/3220860090/

Jake by flickr user Shea http://www.flickr.com/photos/9457586@N06/1035068624/

Lines by flickr user Martin Deutschhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/teflon/133554502/

Off Line by flickr user h.koppdelaneyhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/h-k-d/2559449536/

The curve in the middle … by flickr user 1Happysnapperhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/21560098@N06/3547128317/

Light Lines by flickr user BottleLeafhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/bottleleaf/2684002442/

Rocks lead the eye by flickr user digitalsadhuhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/digitalsadhu/2408491675/

I’m waiting for my man by flickr user onkel_warthttp://www.flickr.com/photos/onkel_wart/2038421770/

Framed! by flickr user freebird4http://www.flickr.com/photos/freebird4/143459063/

you’ve been framed by flickr user Yersiniahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/yersinia/2439823650/

Framed golden tiger by flickr user Tambako the Jaguarhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/tambako/2528329481/

perspective by flickr user littlenellyhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/littlenelly/1428439851/

Buffy Baird by flickr user mikebairdhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/1388416458/

10photo05 by flickr user PhotopediaPhotoshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/12150723@N06/1607914728/

at the end of the day by flickr user g.originalshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/g_originals/421093184/

frame filling leaf by flickr user Leo Reynoldshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/lwr/55258454/

fill the frame by flickr user l e a h | r a c h e l l ehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/leahrachelle/1469949925/