In the post “Composition Tips for Portable Event Photographers,” we outlined the most widely followed composition tips to serve as a quick reference for portable event photographers. We also noted that some of the greatest photographs come from ignoring generally accepted guidelines. In this post, we’ll reveal how to break the “rules” of composition in photography and still get great pictures viewers will want to purchase.
As a portable event photographer, your goal is to capture moments families and friends will want to remember forever, all while turning a profit. Trips to the zoo, a day at the theme park, wedding receptions, and more are perfect opportunities to help create memories with portable solutions and instant photographs. And while photographs that follow the “rules” can wow your viewers, sometimes shockingly different photographs that break the rules can have the same reaction.