13 Elements of Composition

Tip of the Day – Diagonals and triangles

This is the final post of the Elements of Composition series on Tip of the Day!⠀ ⠀ Next week Tip of the Day will be having a break, while I prepare something a bit different for you....

Tip of the Day – Juxtaposition

This week is the third and final week of the Elements of Composition series on Tip of the Day.⠀ ⠀ Composition using the juxtaposition of one element with another is something not often used in pet photography,...

Tip of the Day – Fill the frame

This week is the third and final week of the Elements of Composition series on Tip of the Day.⠀ ⠀ Filling the frame is a compositional technique that is exactly how it sounds - filling the frame...

Tip of the Day – Creating depth

This week on Tip of the Day, we’re continuing the Elements of Composition series.⠀ ⠀ Today we’re discussing depth. Giving the impression of three dimensions via a two dimensional medium is always a challenge. Adding depth to...

Tip of the Day – Symmetry

This week on Tip of the Day, we’re continuing the Elements of Composition series.⠀ ⠀ Symmetry, also referred to as symmetrical balance, often goes hand in hand with centering, which was the very first element of composition...

Tip of the Day – Balancing elements

This week on Tip of the Day, we’re continuing the Elements of Composition series.⠀ ⠀ Apologies for missing the Tip of the Day yesterday, I had a super busy day filming Episode 4 of RealShoots - exciting...

Tip of the Day – Negative space

This week on Tip of the Day, we’re continuing the Elements of Composition series.⠀ ⠀ Today we’re focusing on negative space - the area of your image not taken up by the subject. It’s a universal element...

Tip of the Day – Rule of thirds

For the next three weeks on Tip of the Day, we’re delving deep into the Elements of Composition!⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ The “rule of thirds” is probably the most well known and widely used rule of composition - and...

Tip of the Day – Pattern composition

For the next three weeks on Tip of the Day, we’re delving deep into the Elements of Composition!⠀ ⠀ Pattern can be a tricky element to incorporate into pet photography as often we’re working in natural environments,...

Tip of the Day – Framed composition

For the next three weeks on Tip of the Day, we’re delving deep into the Elements of Composition!⠀ ⠀ Another rather straightforward technique used to draw attention to the subject within an image, is framing. ⠀ ⠀ In this...

Tip of the Day – Leading lines

For the next three weeks on Tip of the Day, we’re delving deep into the Elements of Composition!⠀ ⠀ Using leading lines is a great way to draw the viewers attention to where you want it -...

Tip of the Day – Centered Composition

For the next three weeks on Tip of the Day, we’re delving deep into the Elements of Composition!⠀ ⠀ We’ll start off with the simplest element, which is often overlooked and even shunned because it is so...

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