The COOPH put together a great video that illustrates 9 useful composition techniques as seen in legendary photojournalist Steve McCurry’s photography. * You can get additional details at the image link.
5 Elements of Composition in Photography - Digital Photography School. patterns all around us if we only learn to see them. Emphasizing and highlighting these patterns can lead to striking shots – as can high lighting when patterns are broken.
Depth of field can emphasize portions of the photograph. Shallow depth of field also creates isolation of your subject and eliminates structure in backgrounds.Depth of field can set the mood of a photograph creating a soft luxurious look.