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Simple Composition Tricks To Take Your Photography Game To The Next Level
By Mikelle Leow, 18 May 2017
They always say a picture tells a thousand words, but you’ll probably agree that more often than not, it’s easier for photographs to look flat. How do you inject your pictures with emotion and get them to tell a story?
Daniel Inskeep and Rachel Gulotta of Mango Street are back with another impressive photography tutorial. This time, they delve into the magic of composition—which when executed right, can dramatically hold your photographs up and push you to get the kind of clients you want.
“Composition, in our opinion, is one of the most important tools you can use to convey your story in a photo. It helps to tell your viewer where his or her eyes should go.”
The pair not only shows you the basic rules of composition, but also proves that you can break them to capture a shot with a unique point of view. For instance, this can be achieved by tweaking your framing, using leading lines, lighting, and alternate perspectives to attain striking photographs for your portfolio and Instagram.
Watch the video below.
[via Mango Street, images via video screenshot]
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