7 Composition Tips For Stunning Fashion Photography
Asian Photography|October 2021
Composition is a talent that applies to all types of photography. However, with fashion photography, you must not only focus on your model, but also place a strong emphasis on the fashion element of the image. Clothing, footwear, and handbags are all possibilities. However, one constant in fashion photography is the emphasis on fashion. So, in this article, we’ll discuss composition strategies for creating stunning editorial-style fashion pictures.
Sujay J Shatananda

1. Learn the Rule of Thirds

The rule of thirds is a useful tool for ensuring that your composition is balanced. So, how do you put that into practice? To begin, mentally split your frame into nine equal-sized squares, similar to a tic-tac-toe grid. Put your topic in any of the locations where the lines meet to produce a balanced composition. You can also rely on your camera for assistance. Almost every camera these days includes a gridline feature to help you compose your photos. Simply move your camera till your subject is at one of the intersections on the screen after activating it on your smartphone. The rule of thirds comes in handy when you’re unsure where to put your model. Your composition will greatly improve if you keep to it. You won’t even need to switch on the gridlines in your camera after a while; it’ll come naturally.

2. Place Your Subject in the Center

You can occasionally defy photographic composition conventions to achieve the image you desire. You can sometimes entirely disregard the rule of thirds and place your topic in the center. If you follow the steps correctly, you’ll find that this look is ideal for fashion photographs. The audience will see your primary point of interest right away because it is already in the center. However, keep in mind that putting your topic in the center of the photograph might make it appear stagnant and dull. As a result, you’ll need to remember a few pointers in order to make this unique composition work. The backdrop is the most important thing to consider. Look for a spot where you can utilise anything to balance your composition. The flowers that surround the model in the shot below, for example, are used to frame her. The picture is also balanced by the triangle produced by her hair and arms.

3. Create a Counterbalance

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