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

It snowed Monday morning. I think it’s probably the first snow of the year. It caught me by surprise but I couldn’t resist stopping at the Kingston Mill for a photograph even if it meant being ten minutes later to work.

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