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The 20 Time Proven Rules of Composition
Rick Sammon
with Rick Sammon
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Don’t just take pictures, make pictures! Join Rick Sammon as he dives deep into his 20 time proven rules of composition. It’s up to you to tell your story with creative composi... READ MORE
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lessons: 7 Course Lessons
duration: 1hr, 27min
published: 2017
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The 20 Time Proven Rules of Composition
with Rick Sammon
Don’t just take pictures, make pictures! Join Rick Sammon as he dives deep into his 20 time proven rules of composition. It’s up to you to tell your story with creative composition, and in this class Rick provides you with new ways of seeing when you are holding your camera in hand. Whether you call them rules or recommended guidelines, Rick shares over 250 visual examples to help you understand how to use these tools to make great shots instead of snapshots. In the end you’ll be a better photographer for not only knowing the rules, but knowing when to break them, and have fun while doing it. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Composition is Key (free course preview)
Join Rick as he introduces the class, and dives right into discussing why rules are important, and why you should break them.
16min, 11sec
lesson 2: What’s New?
A lot has changed and been added since Rick’s last class on composition.
6min, 17sec
lesson 3: Recommendations of Creative Composition: Rule 1
Your point of view when taking the photo is so very important for creating a photo with impact.
10min, 13sec
lesson 4: Recommendations of Creative Composition: Rules 2 - 6
In this lesson Rick provides examples and understanding of the rule of odds, filling the frame, the importance of orientation, why negative space is nice, and seeking separation in your subjects.
12min, 45sec
lesson 5: Recommendations of Creative Composition: Rules 7 - 11
Moving on, Rick dives into leading lines, how to crop people photos, look for patterns, using the horizon line, and the importance of a foreground element.
13min, 32sec
lesson 6: Recommendations of Creative Composition: Rules: 12 - 18
In this lesson Rick covers framing the subject, how to find balance, using the golden spiral, understanding the rule of thirds, look for diagonal lines, the power of triangles, and seeking “S” curves.
11min, 54sec
lesson 7: Recommendations of Creative Composition: Rules 19 - 20
Rick wraps up the class with a discussion of reflections, color, and some closing thoughts.
10min, 26sec
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Canon Explorer of Light and award-winning photographer Rick Sammon is one of the most active photographers on the planet. With over 40 years of experience he divides his time between creating images, giving seminars, developing online classes, leading workshops, and making personal appearances. Rick’s enthusiasm for digital imaging is contagious and it’s his mission to make digital photography fun, creative, exciting, and rewarding for others.
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