Rule Of Thirds: That Hashtag On Your Screen

What are those hashtag lines on my screen? How do I take the grid off my screen?

NO! Don't do that! Those lines on your screen are actually there for a reason. Those lines are called the Rule Of Thirds. The Rule of Thirds is one technique that is used to help compose the objects within the frame to create a stunning photo, video, website, painting, and drawing.

The red dots are identifying the point of interest. This means that human eyes when looking video, photo, website, drawing, or painting naturally scan the four corners.

Use this to you advantage and place yourself and the objects in your frame on the points of emphasis. What does that look like? Here are a few examples:

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Use the Rule Of Thirds is one of the powerful composition tools that will keep your audience interested in what they are looking at!

Notice that from the last lesson the Rule Of Thirds helped compose the objects in the proportion and scale clips. Take a look to remember.

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