Framing and selective focus can be highly effective tools to learn and place
in your bag of tricks.
17. The Layout.
Layout is the arrangement of photographs, typed material, white space,
illustrations, and other elements which are used to make up pages of a
newspaper, magazine, or other printed medium.
The message you wish to
communicate to the readers should be easy to read and understand.
elements in a layout should lead the reader in a logical progression through
a page or pages. Good layout is invisible.
a. Understanding Layout. You will not be a full-fledged picture editor
when you finish this part of the lesson, but you should have an
understanding of the main elements of layout composition and be able to
identify standard layout formats.
You will also have a grasp on the
problems facing the picture editor.
You should be able to use this
information to improve your picture-taking skills for publication use.