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Rule of Thirds

Rule of Thirds: General guideline for composing visual images in video that envisions the composition as a 3 x 3 grid and positions the focal point of the image in relation to these grid intersections. First image is not in compliance with the Rule of Thirds, 2nd is! [Video]


First two images: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f0/RuleOfThirds-SideBySide.gif

Third Image: http://sixminutes.dlugan.com/rule-of-thirds-powerpoint/

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