What makes photography so fun and interesting? With composition in photography, it is about discovering new hidden compositions. It reminds me of the “aha!” moments I had as a student when studying geometry, trigonometry, physics, and math!
Make it a fun game!
Look for the hidden compositions in-between the image:
Deconstruct the shapes
In this composition, when I was shooting it, I tried to put my subject in the extreme left of the frame. It wasn’t until later that I discovered this interesting double-triangle funnel composition:
Also when analyzing the composition, I notice that the subject in the far-right takes up 25% of the frame:
Cracking it down with the green 25% sector:
With the golden triangle composition — you see how the subject fits well in the far right:
Then I start to fractal the top-right corner:
Then sketching the woman’s face in the top-right corner in white:
With the original image:
Keep milking the image
Extract the maximum from each image:
The timelapse video export from iPad and Procreate: