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*Techniques Challenge* R is for Rule of Thirds - Submit your image to the challenge not to group!

This challenge closed over 5 years ago.

The Challenge

The rule of thirds is a compositional rule of thumb in visual arts such as painting, photography and design.The rule states that an image should be imagined as divided into nine equal parts by two equally-spaced horizontal lines and two equally-spaced vertical lines, and that important compositional elements should be placed along these lines or their intersections.
Proponents of the technique claim that aligning a subject with these points creates more tension, energy and interest in the composition than simply centering the subject would

Images DO NOT have to be submitted to the group first for acceptance. Photo images that do not comply with the theme will be removed on moderation.

Judging / Voting Criteria

Please vote for your Images

Rewards & Prizes

#Bragging rights, Banner for winner and top ten

  1. Place on Technique Wall of fame
  2. Featured Member of the week
  3. Winning image becomes avatar for challenge
  4. After Ten challenges we will run a Best of Techniques Challenge with the winner receiving a $20 RB voucher

Cover Image: Passion by John Poon


The Top Ten

Passion by John Poon

Passion by John Poon was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 10 votes.

  • Shine your ever loving light on me by Alan Mattison
  • At Peace by Richard Sims
  • Moon over St Ives by timmburgess
  • Dewdrop on Quill Feather by paintingsheep
  • in the shade of blue by paul erwin
  • Way Up On the Hill......   ^ by ctheworld
  • the fog's lifting, and the sand's shifting, and I'm drifting on out  by Kristina Gale
  • Eye See You by Honor Kyne
  • Prepared for Landing by Martin Smart

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