Each month at Digi Night Out we have a different Layout Design Workshop taught by the fabulous Sarah Hemmert. If you were at Digi Night Out December, you’ll recognize this lesson on The Rule of Thirds. February’s workshop will focus on Balance as it applies to layout design. I hope you’ll join us!
In these photos you can see the Rule of Thirds at work. In the example on the bottom you can really see how different the images are: the one on the right with the subject in the center of the frame, and the one on the right that utilizes the Rule of Thirds with the subject on the left focal line. The great thing about using a Photoshop (or any photo-editing program) is that even if you don’t get the shot just right, you can always crop it afterwards!
These layouts also utilize the Rule of Thirds.
You can break the rules and still have a well-designed layout. Here are some examples: