Are you struggling to shoot eye-catching photos with your iPhone? Symmetry is the easiest way to create a powerful composition that will instantly catch the viewer’s eye. You’ll find symmetry in urban and natural environments, and you can even create your own mirror images using apps. In this short article you’ll discover ten quick and easy techniques for finding and creating amazing symmetry in your iPhone photos.
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4. When you’ve found a symmetrical subject or scene, stand centered in front of your subject and compose the shot so that the line of symmetry is perfectly central.
5. Use the camera’s grid to help you line up the elements in the scene for perfect symmetry. To switch the grid on, go to Settings > Photos & Camera > Grid.
6. For an extra twist and an added layer of visual interest, include a single element or subject positioned off-center in order to break the symmetry.
7. Shoot in square format if it makes it easier to centralize the subject within the frame.
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