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Developing Your Eye Day Six Solitude

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The Rule of Thirds

No one lives here. It is quiet, serene, tranquil and with great possibilities of being alone.
As I snap this shot, the big blue sky swallows up my subject. The old barn that is the center and focus of my eye,
slowly becomes further away perfecting a spot of solitude.

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Today, let’s capture solitude: the state of being alone, or a lonely and uninhabited place. What does this word look like to you?

Today’s Tip: Pay attention to the placement of your subject. As you frame your shot, consider the Rule of Thirds, which is a great introductory lesson in composition. Divide your shot into thirds, both horizontally and vertically, so you get nine parts:

Place your subject at the intersections of these lines (or along them) to create a dynamic, off-center composition.

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