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20.2 - Guidelines

The guidelines below are not rules.

The only rule in composition is that everything in the frame should be adding to what you’re trying to communicate.

Your style of composition is valid as long as you're communicating what you want.

The guidelines are divided into three areas:

1) The frame

2) Planes

3) Other