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Introduction to Composition

Author: Robert Patterson

In this introduction to composition, pro photographer Robert Patterson will set the stage for what you will learn throughout this video series. Whether you are already a pro, hobbyist, or brand new to photography we hope the information and examples provided in this series will help remove some of the mystery behind great photography. This introduction to composition is intended to reinforce some fundamental rules and guidelines about photo composition, as well as provide tips and inspire new ideas.

This video provides a brief overview of the topics that will be covered further in subsequent videos.

In this series you will learn about:

  • Quick Fixes
  • Rule of Thirds
  • Golden Mean
  • Using Lines
  • Using Negative Space
  • Extra Elements To Look For
  • Depth of Field
  • Quality of Light
  • Color Theory
  • Color Temperature

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Camera Canon, EOS 7D
Focal Length 200mm
ISO 400
Shutter 1/200
Aperture f2.8
Resolution 1200 x 1200