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Photography Composition & Portrait Photography - Principles Of Composition - Parts 7 & 8

Mark Timberlake, Teaching Skills

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13 Videos (1h 3m)
    • Module 07 01 Introduction

    • Module 07 02 The Language Of Composition 7

    • Module 07 03 The Subject

    • Module 07 04 The Environment

    • Module 07 05 Leading The Eye

    • Module 07 06 Evoking Emotion

    • Module 07 07 Symmetry

    • Module 07 08 Activities

    • Module 08 01 Introduction

    • Module 08 02 The Rule Of Thirds

    • Module 08 03 Leading Lines

    • Module 08 04 The Highest Point Of Contrast

    • Module 08 05 Activities


About This Class

The Core Principles Of Composition - Creative Photography Composition Masterclass Part 7

Did you know that all around us are laws that guide and influence photographic composition?

That these laws, when applied to photography will enable you to take better images?

Do you know how to compose your image even before you put your camera up to your face?

Learn The Laws Of Composition To Intentionally Create Your Images

There are certain laws within the universe, of how composition works.

They act as building blocks for us when creating our images.

By observing the compositional laws all around us, by educating ourselves about them, we will learn how to take images that work.

In this course you will learn the 3 basic laws of composition and how to master each one. You will learn how the image must be composed with your eyes and mind before you even lift the camera up.

With illustrative examples you will see the necessity of taking an image with intent, by establishing your subject first and then supporting it with other compositional principles.

The compositional principles discussed in this course acts as a foundation for the next module on the Rules Of Composition.

Lectures included:

  • The Language Of Composition
  • The Subject
  • The Environment
  • Leading The Eye
  • Evoking Emotion
  • Symmetry
  • Activities

The Basic Rules Of Composition - Creative Photography Composition Masterclass Part 8

Did you know that our eyes are naturally drawn to the highest point of contrast?

That our eyes will follow leading lines in an image?

Do you know where to place your subject in an image to attract the eye of the viewer?

Learn The Rules To Compose Your Image

In this course you will learn about three basic rules of composition:

The Rules Of Thirds
Leading Lines
The Highest Point Of Contrast

With illustrative examples you will see these rules in action in varying environments.

You will learn how to use the Rule of Thirds as a tool to guide you to where to place your subject in an image. The course also examines an extension of this rule with the use of Rule of Fourths and Fifths.

Leading Lines takes your viewer on a journey through your image because our eyes naturally follow where lines leads. You will learn from the use of this rule how you can create an optical illusion of depth or a sense of movement in an image.

The Highest Point Of Contrast is the single most powerful rule of composition. Our eyes are drawn first and foremost to where light and dark are at the highest point of contrast to each other. Once this compositional rule is learned it becomes easy to create compelling images because you will understand how to make your subject the highest point of contrast and thus draw the viewer’s eye to it.

Lectures included:

  • The Rule Of Thirds
  • Leading Lines
  • The Highest Point Of Contrast
  • Activities

Ready For The Next Module In The Masterclass?

This course is part of a much larger masterclass, so please make sure you check the other modules out.

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So join us in the course so that you can learn how to start having real fun with your photography by learning these core foundational principles..





Mark Timberlake

Teaching Skills

Mark runs a marketing company called SME Heroes, which specializes in training on all things to do with online course creation and online marketing.

He has extensive experience with online business in various forms over the last 14 years and loves to share his hard won lessons and techniques for online business success.

In addition he also has over 12 years experience in online retail and over 5 years experience as a commercial photographer.

This means he has a deep bread...

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