Avoid That Awkward Crop With This Cheat Sheet

March 25th, 2013 by Clay Cook

Cropping images can be tricky. Sometimes, awkward crops can result in bad composition. But, this photography cropping illustration from Digital Camera World shows you the best—and worst—areas to crop a subject so you can avoid creating awkward portraits. A cheat sheet if you will.

The green lines are the “good” places to crop and the red lines are the ones to avoid. Every image is different, so this may not cater to your image, but it gives you the right direction.

Crop Sheet



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