Photo Composition for Better Photography
Notes from the Web



Our perception is an active process, organizing and emphasising visual elements into a meaningful whole. To that end, we will eplore:

  • Gestalt - quick introduction to the application of Gestalt psychology as it applies to visual perception.
  • Grouping - how we group visual elements into recognizable configuraitons.
  • Space - balancing positive and negative space within a frame
  • Depth - how we see depth in a two dimensional photo
  • Constancy - our ability to maintain image constancy can work against us