Course: Composition in Photography



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3 hours




Composition in Photography Course Overview

Composition refers to the way you arrange different elements in your photos. 

And by learning the basics of composition, you can take your photos from good…

…to absolutely, 100%, jaw-droppingly great.

Really, composition is one of only a few topics that you must learn if you want to be a great photographer. 

Which means that, if you don’t already feel comfortable creating breathtaking compositions, then this course is perfect for you.

Now, it’s true:

Composition can be a bit intimidating when you’re starting out.

But, by the end of these 18 lessons, you’re going to be a composition expert. 

(And it isn’t actually that hard. I promise!)

Here’s what you can look forward to in this course:

  • Learning key compositional rules and guidelines that will help you compose powerful images in no time at all
  • How to work with colors and color theory for impactful photos
  • Where to position your main subject in the frame
  • How to break key compositional “rules” for gorgeous results
  • Much, much more!

Completing this course will help you:

Who is the course for?

If you ever struggle to position your main subject, to identify beautiful compositions on the fly, or to use color and geometry for stunning results, then this is the course for you.

Even if you’re relatively familiar with basic compositional concepts (e.g., the rule of thirds or the importance of negative space), if you’re looking for advice on using color, textures, and geometry, then I recommend you give this course a try!


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Learning Path

Composition in photography is one of the most important concepts you’ll ever come across. Learn how composition can transform your images.

LESSON 1: Composition in Photography

Symmetry in photography makes for bold, in-your-face compositions. Discover how to use symmetry for the best results!

LESSON 2: Symmetry in Photography

How do you capture amazing photos using lines? Discover the secrets to using lines in photography (for gorgeous images)!

LESSON 3: Using Lines in Photography

Diagonals in photography are a key composition tool. But how do they work? And how can you use them for great photos?

LESSON 4: Diagonals in Photography

Triangles in photography are stable shapes that can improve any photo. Learn all about using triangles for great results!

LESSON 5: Triangles in Photography

Patterns in photography can easily take your images to the next level. Discover how patterns can instantly enhance your compositions!

LESSON 6: Patterns in Photography

What are textures in photography? And how can you use them for great results? Discover everything you need to know!

LESSON 7: Zone Focusing

Color in photography is something that you absolutely must pay attention to for great photos.

LESSON 8: Colors in Photography

Movement in photography isn’t easy to capture–but once you’ve read this article, you’ll know how to work with movement for great results!

LESSON 9: Movement in Photography

What is the rule of thirds in photography? Discover everything you need to know about this helpful composition guideline!

LESSON 10: Rules of Third in Photography

Focus peaking is very useful for many photographers. Discover what it is and how it works–so you can capture sharp photos all the time!

LESSON 11: Golden Ratio in Photography

How can you use the golden triangle photography technique for stunning photos? Discover everything you need to know!

LESSON 12: Golden Triangle Photography

If you want to improve your compositions, fast, then here’s an easy tip: fill the frame. How should you do this? It’s all in this article!
Lesson 13: Fill the Frame
Frame within frame photography is a simple way to take your compositions to the next level. Discover how to use it for beautiful results!
If you want to capture beautiful images, then you’ve got to understand the importance of negative space in photography.
If you’re after stunning compositions, then simplicity in photography is your best friend. Here’s how to keep your photos simple yet strong.
The rule of odds is a compositional technique that can quickly improve your compositions. Discover how to use it for great results!
Lesson 17: Rule of Odds
Breaking photography rules may seem scary, but it’s a key step in any photographer’s development! Learn when breaking the rules makes sense.

Lesson 18: Breaking Photography Rules

Are You Ready to Master Composition in Your Photography?

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