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Rule of Thirds

Updated Sep 1, 2016 at 1:53 PM

A quick and dirty explanation: You should think of your photo as a grid divided into nine boxes. Instead of centering the most important details in a photo, your photo will look well-balanced if it lines up with the grid. (Washington Post illustration; photo via @eatingthrudc)

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