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Dynamic Symmetry, Composition and Henri Cartier Bresson – Analyzed Video

Massive thanks to all of the supporters out there, I really appreciate everything! Today I’ve got a two part video for you that shows tons of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s photos being analyzed to dynamic symmetry and other masterful composition techniques. See how he uses the armature of the 1.5 rectangle, and overlapping root 4’s to create
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Ozark is like a Gregory Crewdson Photo – Analyzed Cinema

Hey everyone, welcome back and much love for all of the support! Today we are going to be looking at an awesome TV Show that blew me away called “Ozark.” It almost seemed like the cinematography was inspired by Gregory Crewdson photos. This means excellent compositions, lighting, and unique story telling. There are tons of...

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Top 20 Discoveries from Canon of Design

Thanks for joining in today everyone! I appreciate all of your continued support.The Canon of Design was launched on September 28th, 2013, so it’s been almost four years of digging deep into the secrets of composition and design used by master painters. How awesome is that?! Today, I’ve compiled 20 of the most remarkable articles
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Vincent Van Gogh – Analyzed Painting #5

Hey everyone, I hope you are well. Thanks for joining in today, and for all of the support thus far. It’s always appreciated! We’re going to be analyzing one of my favorite Vincent Van Gogh paintings today. It’s one of his closest friends from Arles (France), postman Joseph Roulin, and the painting is located in the...

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Bloodline Camera Work -Analyzed Cinema for Wedding Techniques

Welcome back everyone. Huge thanks for all of the amazing support! I appreciate all of you! Today we are going to take a look at a cinematography technique used in the TV series “Bloodline.” We can apply this technique to any kind of photography, but it’s especially excellent for any wedding photographers out there. I’ll...

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One Second Color Correction with Annie Leibovitz Photos

How’s everyone doing today? I hope you are all doing well. Much love for all of the continued support! Today we are going to look at a “quick and dirty” color correction technique that I use a ton when editing photos in Photoshop. We’ll apply this one-second technique to Annie Leibovitz’s photos since she typically...

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Number One Hack for Mastering Composition

Thanks for joining in today everyone! And a huge thanks for the support as always. I appreciate all of you! Today we have an interesting video and article that covers, what I think, is the number one hack for mastering composition. The video explains and demonstrates a powerful technique called “figure-ground relationship.” Most of you...

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Aerial Composition and Dynamic Symmetry

Hey everyone, another massive thanks for being so supportive of the Canon of Design! I really appreciate all of the nice emails and comments. I’m thrilled to share with you an exciting video where I fly the Mavic Pro drone around a stunning location in Hawaii. I place the Root 6 dynamic symmetry grid on...

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Mastering Composition: Analyzing Art Books with Tracing Paper – Round 2

How’s everyone doing? Huge thanks for all of the support as always! Welcome back for another exciting article with some extra video content. Today we are going to be looking at another great art book, of the Musée d’Orsay, and tracing the design concepts of five master paintings. You’ll even get high resolution scans of...

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Cinematic Test Shots with the Sony A6500 and Mavic Pro Drone

Hey everyone, welcome back and a huge thanks for everything! I appreciate all of your support so much! I’m excited to share this new video of some cinematic test shots I took with the Sony A6500, Mavic Pro Drone, Zhiyun Crane, and the ThiEYE T5e. These names might seem new to some of you, so
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