Rule of Thirds

I took this photograph when I was visiting Niagara Falls, but unfortunately this seagull was flying directly over the car park. Ugly tarmac was not something that I wanted as a background for my image, so using bokeh was the perfect solution using the ‘rule of thirds’ composition style.

In simple terms, rule of thirds is where the subject of interest takes up around one third of the entire image. This style is supposed to create a more balanced and interesting view. However, this is only one style choice, there are many different composition styles that also create very interesting and eye-catching results.

Below I combined the same photograph with a different image to create a little more drama and moodiness. Which one do you prefer?


This artwork is for sale in my gallery as:

Wall Art, Home DΓ©cor, Puzzle, Beach Items, Tote Bags, Greeting Card/Stationery, Phone Case, Coffee Mug, Face Mask and Apparel.

The image is adjustable, use all of it or just part of it.

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So perfect, Pennie. πŸ™‚

beautiful! I hope you liked mine too πŸ™‚

Well done.


Your photo is beautiful! Thank you for including my photo in your post.

Simply brilliant!

Thank you for including mine Pennie! πŸ™‚ It’s nice to meet you. πŸ™‚ Your photo is great. πŸ™‚ I love the bokeh! πŸ™‚

Thank you for including my caterpillar Pennie. Beautiful bokeh πŸ™‚


Beautiful shot! I like the bokeh. πŸ™‚

Thanks for the share Pennie. Lovely photo.