Composition is one of the key elements of photography. Every good photograph should be well composed. But how can you do that? Keep reading! There are many things to learn about making well composed photographs. Some can be taught using traditional composition rules. But the best way to compose a photograph is intuitively. This take practice and experience.

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woman taking a photo with a mirrorless camera © Kevin Landwer-Johan

Transform Your Photography Game: Switch from Phone to Camera

Holding a camera is different from how you hold your phone to take a photo.

The reason why it is important to hold your camera well is that it helps you to take better photos. It reduces the risk of blurry pictures. Once you form a good habit of holding your camera well you’ll also find that it is more comfortable to work with.

Tricycle Taixs Action Portrait taken during a Chiang Mai Photo Workshop © Kevin Landwer-Johan

How to Make the Most of Depth of Field

Depth of field (DOF) is the part of your composition which is acceptably in focus. Knowing how to control it is essential if you want to make the most of it.Having too little or too much of you photo in focus can mean it does not have the impact and meaning that you intended.