Rule of Ten and Ninety

Chris Corradino is proposing a new rule similar to the Rule of Thirds that help us learn aout composition. He calls it the “Ten and Ninety” to emphasize the 10% of the frame that is around the edge.

What do you do when you are ready to break the Rule of Thirds? The Rule of Ten and Ninety says to place your subject in that 10% of the frame around the screen edge: “Frame your subject in one of the outer ten percent areas of the viewfinder. It could be the right, left, top, or bottom.

As he states, the technique works very well with some subjects and not quite for others. So, if you are ready to break some rules, experiment with the Rule of Ten and Ninety.

Read the article and view photo examples at: Chris Corradino.