Beyond the Rule of Thirds

Get Started. It's Free
or sign up with your email address
Rocket clouds
Beyond the Rule of Thirds by Mind Map: Beyond the Rule of Thirds

1. Rule of Thirds

1.1. 3 Quadrants

1.1.1. horizontal-separate image horizontally

1.1.2. vertical-separate image vertically

1.1.3. shape/balance-image is more balanced using rule of three

2. Horizons

2.1. 3 Sections

2.1.1. Foreground

2.1.1.1. what we see in the front (bottom section)

2.1.2. Middleground

2.1.2.1. what we see in the middle (middle section)

2.1.3. Background

2.1.3.1. what we see in the background (top section)

3. Image Complexity

3.1. environment

3.2. subject

3.3. elements

3.4. emotion

3.5. gesture

4. Directional Elements

4.1. physical lines

4.2. spatial lines

4.2.1. positive space

4.2.2. negative space

4.3. highlights+shadows

5. Focal Lens

5.1. telephoto lens

5.1.1. isolates details

5.2. wide lens

5.2.1. tells a story by capturing the image as a whole

5.3. prime lens

5.3.1. depth of field

5.4. bokeh lens

5.4.1. blurred/fuzzy