K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Stupid.
In my previous article the rule of thirds was the topic, and a good rule for compsition. This article is about keeping the composition simple, and the image tidy.
If one is a Journalist a tidy image is not always what one wants, but as an artist clutter will not help the end result. This article is therefore intended for the general artist here on
Journalists might find it interesting as well, but they might at times want to break this rule.
Photography rules are never absolute, they are at times anything but. I could say the same for any and every art form.
Keep it simple.
A simple composition can consist of many things, but the image will be pleasing and one or two things will stand out. At times the composition can consist only of one element, period. This will make the image even more simple in composition and at times more pleasing to the eye.
If one starts thinking "I would like to get that, and that and that in to the image as well" one m