The Rule of Thirds:

  • The Rule of Thirds is a guideline that suggests that when composing a shot, you should divide the frame equally between 9 parts consisting of two horizontal lines and two vertical lines that intersect. It is to help you when choosing where to place important compositional elements within a frame.

180˚ Rule:

  • A contingency rule within film that suggests the camera should support the idea of the left-to-right relationships of characters, to prevent direction confusing.



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