News Photos and Layout

There are certain basic criteria for good composition that, when followed, will aid in the creation of visual balance or dynamic tension. All of the "rules" of composition aren't always necessary to produce

Basic Photographic Techniques

Today, photography is characterized by a rapid growth in the development of technology and ideas. Each year, millions of pictures are taken and an astonishing array of new films, cameras and imaging systems

Creativity and the Rule of Thirds

For effective visual communication, your image must have both strength and clarity.   The viewer can become bored with your image if either is lacking. This article examines the use of the Rule of

Photographic Lighting

In this discussion of lighting, the basic lighting techniques used by photographers are presented. Lighting used primarily with a certain segment of photography, such as motion picture, TV, portrait, and studio, are discussed

Golden Section and Photography

Yes, all the experienced photographers do know the "golden" rules of composition and use them almost innately. But before you start to use these simple rules without thinking, you need to practice, think