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New To Photos rules of thirds intersections

If the main focus of your camera is dead center.
How can your main subject be in full focus if you line them up on,
one of the rules of thirds intersections?
Wouldn?t the center be in really good focus and your subject be some what out
Of focus or is that the idea?
(New To Photos)

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Great Question

In reply to: New To Photos rules of thirds intersections

I also would like to know how that works.
I have taken pictures of people, landscapes and pretty much everything in between and when setting up the shot, I try to visualize the shot with the rule of thirds and it just doesn't look right.
I know there are some very good photographers here, so could anyone explain The Rule Of Thirds.
Thanks
Wayne

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Me To how is this done

In reply to: New To Photos rules of thirds intersections

Wow you must be reading my mind
i wanted to ask the same thing
but thought it might be a dumb
question
i have seen tons of rule of thrids
tutorials but they never tell you
how to keep your main subject
in focus
i have done this over and over
but i never can keep the
subject in focus only the center
is really clear and my subject is
a bit out of focus
can some one
explain how to do this
GREAT Question Way to go buyer brown

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In my personal experience,

In reply to: New To Photos rules of thirds intersections

most Canon or Nikon DSLR cameras I've been using have many focus system types, such as center and cross type. But, I'd say stick to the center; it's the most reliable automatic focus system.

How to apply the rule of third ? When you focus a subject at the center spot, keep your finger pressing the shutter button half way and recompose the shooting by moving the focus subject to those 4 corners in the view finder ( corner of LCD screen for live view and compact camera )area. Keep in mind not to keep the subject at the center ).If the subject is out of focus, you'll have repeat it over since you may have moved your finger from shutter button. Once, you're familiar to this procedure, you'll get used to shooting the pictures with the rule of thirds. Good luck.

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