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Showcase Symmetry

Photographers love shooting symmetry because, well, it's fascinating, but also because it brings harmony and balance to the image. Don't shoot symmetrical scenes from an angle. Keep it straight, and center it horizontally or vertically (or both) depending on which axis the symmetry is on.


Perfect symmetry (horizontal and vertical), so I positioned the scene dead center.
Horizontal symmetry. If I moved my camera down a bit, I could have had vertical symmetry as well.
Horizontal symmetry.
Vertical symmetry (with the trees).
Left and right sides are symmetrical (horizontal symmetry), so I centered the scene horizontally.
Vertical symmetry.