Tip of the Day: Rule of Ninths

The Rule of Thirds suggests overlaying a tic-tac-toe grid on our images to create nine rectangles of equal size. Composition is said to improve if we position key image elements where the lines intersect. Liberate yourself and think of it as the “Rule of Ninths” instead. Fill the squares appropriately and you’ll be amazed how much better your pictures look.—Jon Sienkiewicz

The Rule of Thirds suggests overlaying a tic-tac-toe grid on our images to create nine rectangles of equal size. Composition is said to improve if we position key image elements where the lines intersect. Liberate yourself and think of it as the "Rule of Ninths" instead. Fill the squares appropriately and you'll be amazed how much better your pictures look.
—Jon Sienkiewicz