How to Use the Rule of Thirds in Scrapbooking and Photography

The rule of thirds is a design principle that applies in all areas of creativity.  I wrote a post about using the rule of thirds in scrapbook design over two years ago.  You can find that post and some layouts using this rule here.  It actually comes quite naturally because it’s so aesthetically pleasing to our senses.

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Today I found an article about using the rule of thirds in photography.  Photography is another creative area that most scrappers are compulsive about.  Read that article here.

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We all know rules are made to be broken, right?  Yes, it’s easier to apply this rule when designing a scrapbook layout than in photography sometimes.  But do keep this in mind in your scrapping and photography endeavours.  Learn how to use the rule of thirds, practice it and watch your layouts and photography skills improve.  There’s a good reason rules are rules because they work!

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