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52 Week Smartphone Challenge: Week 2: Thirds

Wooden bridge in the snow with Kingston Mill in the background

📷 It took me some time to get the hang of the rule of thirds but I think following (and sometimes) ignoring this rule has improved my photography. What is the Rule of Thirds? The rule of thirds involves mentally dividing up your image using 2 horizontal lines and 2 vertical lines, as shown below. You then position the important elements in your scene along those lines, or at the points where they meet. A rule of thirds grid.Photography Mad…

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Kingston Grist Mill House

The Millstone River between Kingston and Rocky Hill along River Road divides the Kingston Mill Historic District in Princeton Township (Mercer County) from the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park and Historic District. The park includes the Millstone River, the canal, the Kingston Locktender's House, the Tollhouse, the Kingston Basin, Lock #8, and the bridge that replaced Swing Bridge #16. Kingston Village Historic District is bisected by today's Route 27 with the west side in Franklin Township (Somerset County) and…

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Arcanum Level 5 Preparation

I was sick of complaining about the shitty weather. I may hate winter with the core of my very being, but as my wife said to me yesterday, "It is what it is." To level up in the Arcanum, I needed ten new images. So I cleared out my driveway and headed off "somewhere." I planned to visit every place I usually visit in the spring and summer and see what it looked like in the winter. It sucked. I…

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