Although you may have been told it's wrong, sometimes a center-framed composition has great effect, and it may be the only choice in some kinds of shots.
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- [Instructor] In this chapter, we're going to offer…some guidance for composing your wide-angle photographs…so that you can achieve balance…inside the rectangular world of your image.…And we're going to be taking a look…at a few different strategies here.…So we're going to start things off…inside this very movie with bullseye, or center, framing,…where you just basically center the subject of your image.…And then in the following movies,…we'll take a look at the golden spiral…as well as the golden ratio,…which is a kind of rule of thirds, as we'll see.…
And we'll see how everything applies to horizontal images,…which are the easiest to capture underwater.…But you want to keep these techniques in mind…for vertical images as well.…After all, things like magazine covers…and device screens are vertical.…All right, so tell us, Hergen,…all about bullseye compositions.…- [Hergen] So, when you start with photography,…one of the first things that you probably learned about…was the rule of thirds.…And what you probably first started out doing…
- Wide-angle optics
- Blending and contrasting exposure
- Controlling exposure with aperture
- Lighting underwater
- Shooting on walls and slopes
- Composing underwater shots
- Capturing rays of sunlight
- Going in for close focus
- Post-processing in Lightroom
Skill Level Intermediate
1. What Is Wide Angle?
5. Special Techniques
6. Post Processing
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