Tuesday, December 16, 2008

12 Days of Christmas Photo Tips - Day 4

Our Photo Tips are brought to you by KNK's very own Robin Gibbons.

Rule of thirds.

As scrapbook designers most of us know what this means. Either three colors of cardstock, three patterned papers or three elements tying a page together. Photographs need to follow the rules of thirds. Well, most of the time. Some cameras can help you with this. Read your manual or experiment with your modes and settings to find a grid. It will be a bunch of lines in your view finder or on the LCD screen of your camera. By placing your subjects in the outer cross pieces the photograph will be easy for eyes to find a place to stop. Just like you may place your photo on your scrapbook page.
For more understanding I have found this great article if you would like to read more.

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