“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.”
― Pablo Picasso
Rule number 5… well it’s not really a rule at all.
Over the previous four weeks, we’ve looked at the rule of thirds, framing, filling the frame and embracing negative space, and while there are so many more ‘rules’ of photography that I could go on to talk about, I’m going to give you the most important rule of all…
don’t be afraid to break the rules
So there you have it – my top 5 rules to help you improve your photography!
now, it all comes down to practice
So pick up your camera whenever you can. Practice on whatever willing, unwilling, stationary or moving subject you can find, and you will soon see an improvement in your photography.
And most important of all, have fun!
In the comments, I’d love to hear:
Has this series of 5 easy composition rules to improve your photography helped to make you more confident in your own photography? And what was your favourite rule to play with?
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