Often applied in the world of photography, the “rule of thirds” works by splitting an image into thirds, so you end up with 9 equal sections. It’s most effective when your main subject is placed where the lines intersect. Aligning a subject with these points creates more tension, energy and interest in the composition than simply centering the subject. It’s not limited to photography, it can also be applied to graphic design layouts. When composing your ad, website, or other marketing material try to think of the “rule of thirds” principle.
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