9 Photo Composition Tips From Steve McCurry That Will Make Your Photos Look Better


If you’re looking to improve your photography skills then there’s no better person to teach you than Steve McCurry. The award-winning American photographer is the man behind the famous “Afghan Girl” photograph (which appeared on the cover of National Geographic back in 1984), and these awesome composition tips will show you how to take stunning pictures of your own.


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The videos are made by The Cooperative Of Photography and they deal with everything from the rule of thirds and leading lines to patterns and repetition and natural framing devices. McCurry’s simple but effective tips are easy to follow but difficult to master, but as the photographer notes, “Remember, the composition is important, but also rules are meant to be broken. So the main point is to enjoy yourself while you’re photographing and photograph in your own way and your own style.”

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#1 Rule Of Thirds




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#2 Use Natural Lines To Lead The Eye Into The Picture




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#3 Diagonals




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#4 Framing




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#5 Figure To Ground




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#6 Fill The Frame




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#7 Center Dominant Eye




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#8 Patterns And Repetition




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#9 Symmetry




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