An Introduction to The Rule of Thirds

The Rule of Thirds is a fundamental concept of photography that deals with the composition of your image based upon an imaginary or superimposed grid. We talk about it often here on the site, but you may not even know what it really is or how to use it. Here’s your field guide.

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Foodie Photography: Shooting in Restaurants

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Unfortunately for many foodies in this day and age, they have become the poor man’s paparazzi. When it comes to taking pictures of food in restaurants, some foodies can be rude and ruin the ambiance of the environment. If it is too dark, they use a flash. Some use tripods to get the right angle much to the chagrin of the servers. Oftentimes, restaurants do not appreciate them because some make the food look bad with poor choices in composition and technique. Some are ballsy enough to use cell phones or the cheapest digital camera they can find. Let’s changes this.

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