The rule of thirds is a principle of composition that helps you keep your images dynamic. It gives you eight elements to work with -- four lines and four intersections. Placing points of interest along the lines or at the intersections tends to create a more interesting composition.
Master cinematographers approach every frame as an opportunity to convey the feel of the scene. And one of the things that really helps them to achieve it is composition—the way elements (actors, scenery, props, etc) are placed on screen in respect to each other and within the frame itself has a huge impact on our viewing experience.
The rule-of-thirds is a fundamental composition principle that most photographers are familiar with. But like many simple things, it is often overlooked or misinterpreted. In this article you're going to learn how to correctly apply the rule of thirds to your iPhone photos, and how to create well-balanced compositions that just look and feel right to the human eye.