The Rules of Composition Are Both Fixed, Fluid and Subject to Context

 

after-partyYes the endless discussion on image composition.

There are rules that can be followed regarding photo composition that you can strictly follow to achieve a great result.

There are rules of composition that you can gleefully break and achieve a great result.

A key factor in composition aside from rule following or rule breaking is the context of the shot itself.

Ask yourself or better yet try for yourself, following and breaking the rules in a particular context and see for yourself what works and what doesn’t.

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