What is the 'Golden triangle' rule of photography?

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The most important aspect of any photo is its composition. The better you compose your picture the better it gets to look at. Its the composition that breaks or makes your picture. However, the general principle of photography states that not every composition rule will work well with every photo you click. So, it is not necessary that you need to pass your photo through various rules and regulations. It entirely depends on you to decide what works best for you.

One you compose a picture, make sure it is balanced and simple. Because, balance and simplicity are the two main elements of any photograph. Before you click a picture, think of what your photo will be like, what will be your central focus or the subject and then compose accordingly.

One of the most important rule of photography is the 'Golden-Triangle' rule. The Golden-triangle rule generally applies to photos with diagonal lines. According to this rule the frame is divided in three triangles of different size. The first step is the divide the frame into two equal triangle with a diagonal line and then divide any one of the triangle into two by drawing a line from the corner of the frame towards the central line (the first diagonal line you drew) making an angle of 90 degrees. Now you have a total of three triangles; 1 large and two smaller ones. Now just frame your shot in a way that the subject fills any one of the three triangles.

The truth about these artistic aspects is, that it cannot really be easily defined and applied to every photo you click. We tried our best to explain it. At times, it all depends on your skills, knowledge and the creative eye that'll make the photo worth to look at.

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