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The Master Guide for Wildlife Photographers: Wildlife Compositions
Excellent chapter from the book by Bill Silliker. Again, Amherst Media allowed us to publish it in our library. Check oout really good examples.

Beginner's Guide to Nature Photography: Composition
Excerpt from the book by Cub Kahn. Amherst Media kindly allowed to publish it in our library.

Guidelines for Better Photographic Composition
Perfect examples for beginners, and intermetiate photographers. Composition rules: Simplicity, The Rule of Thirds, Lines, Balance, Framing, Avoiding Mergers.

Depth Of Field Calculator by Don Fleming
Really good calculator with more than 400 cameras available.

Landscape Composition Rules by Johannes Vloothuis - What?! Article about painting, again? Yes. And I could say a good article! Almost all tips you may apply to photography. Really good examples!

Photography Tutorial: Composition by Geoff Lawrence - Composition advices, cropping techniques, viewpoint selection.

Learning to Photograph the Landscape by Guy Tal - First part of the article about all the desirable elements of a good landscape composition.

Learning to Photograph the Landscape by Guy Tal - Guidelines, Rules and Techniques: rule of thirds, leading lines, point of gravity, simplicity, equipment.

The Magic Of Selective Vision: Photo Composition by Arnold John Kaplan
Description of all the basic elements of the composition: balance, golden mean, lines, curves, colors.

An Eye for Composition by Gary Stanley
Rules, advices and inspirating examples.

Introduction To Photography Composition by Gao Mu
Several examples of composition rules.

Composition and the Elements of Visual Design by Robert Berdan
A lot of information: Lines, Shapes, Color, Texture, Image Balance, Proportion Rules, etc. Perfect examples.

Five Stops From The Edge by Bob Radcliff
Almost a "Zone System" in a color.

Colour Theory as Applied to Landscape Photography by Michael Reichmann
Good description of first and second order colors, complementary and harmonizing colours, intensity of light. Really nice photos as examples.

Basic Photographic Techniques (U.S. Navy training manual)
Don't be fooled by old B/W examples in this book. This is a perfect guide to better photography, and it contains really good examples.

Geometry in composition by Petteri Sulonen
Leading line, spatial divider, framing element, diagonal, triangle, arc and s-curve described.

Photo Composition by AGFA
Really good lesson. Take a subject and try to make all the composition variations. Nice examples.

Foreground and Lines by Kris Butler
Leading lines and their role in the human physiology.

The Art of Composition by Lee Frost
Good article about common rules and breaking them. Framing, rule of thirds, lines.

Composition (Part I) by Wendy Folse
Theme, Emphasis, Simplicity, and Rule of Thirds described.

Composition (Part II) by Wendy Folse
Horizontal or vertical format? Advantages and disadvantages.

Composition (Part III) by Wendy Folse
How to use perspective, what is the focal point, examples of in-camera cropping.

Composition (Part IV): Isolating the subject by Wendy Folse
Framing, selective focus, depth of field, distracting elements.

Framing Your Shots by Kris Butler
Guide from ACD Newsletters Editor.

Photographic Composition by Pony Express Photo School
Examples only, but good examples.

Composition: Understanding it - Using it by Larry Seiler
This atrticle was written for painters, but the image balance rules are perfect for photography.

Composition: Breaking all the Rules by Gloria Hopkins
WYSIWYG - breaking the composition rules!

Basic Photography Techniques by Klaus Schroiff
The golden mean, rule of thirds, framing, cross-lines described.

Photography Techniques: Perspective by Klaus Schroiff
Depth of field, focus, focal length, object isolation, separation, compression, layers.

Photography Techniques: Using Light by Klaus Schroiff
Spot light, backlit, monochrome, colors, etc.

Composition I: Getting Beyond the Snapshot by Gloria Hopkins
Composition guidelines: leading lines.

Composition II: Composition in Nature Photography and the Elements of a Photograph by Gloria Hopkins
Composition guidelines: light.

Composition III: Composition in Nature Photography and the Elements of a Photograph by Gloria Hopkins
Composition guidelines: depth and color.

Composition Basics - How to Get Good Pictures by umt.edu
Five sections from Introduction to Digital Photograpy: Composition Basics, Camera Composition, Camera Angle, Rule of Thirds, Types of Shots.

Composition with a 6x6...? Square Scotland by Wim van Velzen
How to compose your photos in medium format.

The Use of Focal Length in Landscape Photography by Wim van Velzen
Composition possibilities in different circumstances.

Tutorial on Composition by Peter Saw
Good and simple tutorial. Image balance, leading the eye, golden section, etc. This one is good for painters, but it's the same good for photographers.

Composition Refresher by Theresa Husarik
Several composition "do" and "don't" tips.

Learn Photo Composition by John Harvey
Interesting article with good examples.

Improving Your Photography: Composition. Lesson by Peter Ensenberger
Primary elements of a good composition.

Composition Basics lesson by Michael Fodor
General principles of the Rule of Thirds and the Golden Mean as well as several composition advises.

Rule of Thirds lesson by Michael Fodor
Examples of the Rule of Thirds.

The Golden Mean by Stuart Low
Natural and mathematical rules and how they have been applied in design.

Space, Figure, and Ground Lesson by Petteri Sulonen
The objective of this lesson is to introduce three fundamental elements in compositional thinking.

The Basics of Landscape Composition by Diane Johnson
This article is about painting, but it's applicable to the photography.

Photo Technique by James Gentles
Good description of golden rules.

Rule of Thirds by Edwin Leong
Photography e-Book, chapter 15. Several advices.

The Golden Ratio by Edwin Leong
Photography e-Book, chapter 16. Interesting description.

Lessons in Composition for the Amateur Photographer by Dale Cotton
This part is about "Rule of Thirds".

Proportions: Theorie and Construction by Volker Muller
Explained the mathematical rules of Golden Mean, Modulor, and Square Root of Two.

Composition by Michael Minner
Portrait photography and the Rule of Thirds.

Finding a satisfactory format for a square canvas by John Hagan
Paitings examples.

Photography, the Golden Mean, and Geeky Coolness by Laurie Nyveen
Several short examples.

Golden Section and Photography by Eugene Ilchenko
Several examples and photo-adjuster tool to help to adjust the composition.

Creativity and the Rule of Thirds by Jim Altengarten
Good article with description and examples.

The Rule of Thirds by John Longenecker
Description of the Rule of Thirds as well as a lot of related links.

  



Chapters from Camera Hobby e-Book by Edwin Leong

Lessons in Composition for the Amateur Photographer by Dale Cotton

Composition Refresher by Theresa Husarik

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