Tuesday, April 3, 2012

DigPhotog: Rules of Composition: Not Just for Still Photography - How to Use in Video [VID]

The "rules" of composition that you learn for still photography can also be used in your video work.  After you learned about about composition in still photography (rule of thirds, framing, etc.), did you start to spot those same rules being used in your favorite TV show or movie?  If not, look for it the next time you are watching TV or a movie.

Take, for example, the rule of thirds...

Now, you try it.  Go to YouTube (or another video source) and look for clips of a favorite movie.  See how many rules of composition you see being used.  Besides the rule of thirds, what else do you see?  Framing?

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