The arrangement of light and dark tones or visual masses to avoid
making a picture seem too "heavy" in one area is called _____________.
A formal group shot, with the tallest person in the center of a single
row and successively shorter ones arranged to each side is a classic example
What is the "rule of thirds"?
Picture areas should always be divided into three equal areas of
The best place to place horizon lines is one-third of the
distance between the top or bottom edge of the frame and the
center of the image.
By putting the main points of interest, horizon lines or other
compositional elements about one-third of the way into the image,
the photographer can avoid misplacing them.
By placing the point of sharpest focus approximately one-third of
the sharpness of the picture is at its best.
Subjects (main points of interest) should always be placed one-
third of the way outside the picture frame.
In a rectangular or square picture, how many points are available for
using the "rule of thirds"?