How To: 10 Simple Composition Tips for Taking a Good Photograph

10 Simple Composition Tips for Taking a Good Photograph

Now that it's easier than ever to take pictures using a digital camera or smartphone, more people should brush up on basic composition tips for taking a good photograph.

Some basic rules: use the rule of thirds for deciding where your focal point should be. Place the horizon line above or below the center line. Play with symmetry, patterns, color contrasts and different textures to create dynamic images.

And once you know the rules, don't be afraid to break them! For more photo-related tips, check out my illustrations for taking better selfies and displaying your photos creatively at home.

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