Join Megan Andersen for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding the golden section: ratio, triangles, and spirals, part of Advanced Craft Photography.
If you're not sure whether your craft photography is achieving a nice balance …and symmetry. One of the things that I sometimes do is …overlay geometric shapes that make up the Golden Ratio. …Now, you're probably familiar with the Rule of Thirds, but there are a few other …shapes that can help you achieve perfect symmetry and balance. …And while this movie is not going to be about all the math that goes on behind …these shapes. It is going to demonstrate how these …shapes, when overlayed on your craft, can really display the perfect sense of …harmony and balance within your craft photography.…
So, I have my little needle felted elephant here. …And well, he looks pretty good. He looks like he's got a nice balance. …I just want to double check, and so I'm going to use what's called the Golden Rectangle. …So here, I've overlaid the golden rectangle, and it's kind of impossible to …see what our balance of our composition is below. …So, I'm just going to lower the Opacity on this and verify that my elephant …
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