Rules of Thirds

July 4, 2018 - One of first things you run across when you explore photographic composition is something called the “Rule of Thirds”. Simply put, it states that compelling photographic composition does not automatically place the main subject of a photograph at the center of the image, but rather off-center. Imagine a photograph split into nine equal sections with a grid that resembles a tic-tac-toe board. The Rule of Thirds states that the main subject of the photo should be