Following these six guidelines will help improve the visual impact of your photographs:
1) Have only one center of interest in the photo:
Really effective photographs immediately
draw the eye to the center of interest. If you have two
centers of interest they fight for the viewer's attention, detracting from the
visual impact. If you are photographing your wife in
front of a boat decide whether it is a portrait of your wife, or a picture of
If the center of interest is your wife, get up close and fill the
frame with her smiling face.
But if you want to take a good photo of the
boat and evoke the feeling of the beach, make the boat the center of interest.
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