Important Design Techniques

  • Simplify content.


  •  Vary the use of horizontal and vertical formats.


  •  Limit static compositions by placing the main subject off centre.


  •  Create balance or tension by arrangement of tone within the frame.


  •  Explore alternative vantage points from which to view the subject.


  •   Arrange lines within the frame to reinforce or express feeling and to guide the viewer through the image.