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The Rule of Thirds

The Rule of Thirds… It is mostly used when cholesterol-free/low salt pizza — with whole wheat dough — is made.  Three pieces of whole wheat flat bread are placed on a pizza pan (which is a dandy rule of thirds).   291 more words


Secrets in Plain Sight

Well worth watching…~TS

by Scott Onstott at http://www.secretsinplainsight.com

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φ Generator

This program generates φ, also called the golden ratio. It creates the fibonacci sequence and divides the newly generated number by the last one. In theory this program would generate exactly φ. 45 more words


The Golden Ratio: The Rule of Thirds... (Multi-Photo)

(This is just satire on the Rule of Thirds — the simplified form of the Golden Ratio —  which is all the rage in photography realms; most everyone has used it, including myself; those of you who use it or who have written about it… please do not be offended.   142 more words


Compositional Devices: Phi, The Rule of Thirds, The Golden Ratio/Section/Rule.

This week’s photo challenge is really beginning to bug me. Not least because the rule wasn’t really explained correctly in the challenge post. The way that the Rule of Thirds has been explained as an artistic principle, traditionally, is that one has to imagine a grid of nine squares dividing an image, with each line representing a potential guide along or within which to place a subject or element of a composition. 698 more words


The Golden Ratio Part 3 - Constructing the Golden Ratio

The Golden Ratio has been embedded in art throughout history. In antiquity it can be found in the great temple to Athena Parthenos (the Parthenon). In the Middle Ages it can be found in the design of grand cathedrals such as Notre Dame and in the Renaissance prominent artists used it most of their works. 233 more words


Seeds of Helianthus, Fibonacci numbers in Nature

Every spring morning, the flower of the Helianthus plant turns facing eastward towards the sun. Throughout the day it slowly moves west, tracking the sun until nighttime, earning this plant the name sunflower. 297 more words