Digital Storytelling

The Rule of Thirds - more examples



image c

image c without grid

The Rule of Thirds helps to produce balanced images and keeps the subject away from the very edges of the frame.

image d

In landscapes like image d it really helps to divide sky and landscape in the 1-to-2 ratio, here two thirds landscape and one third sky. To see what happens when you don't do this, view the examples of what not to do.

Image e has a nice balance between the upper third where the girl's head forms one center of the image, and the lower third where her arm and the cat form another one.

image e

view examples of what not to do