Composition Rules Visualizer Tool - Version 2
Department of Computer Science
Human-Computer Interaction Lab
University of Maryland
Composition Rules Visualizer Tool
is a simple .NET application
that can be used to help determine whether a picture "obeys" a
composition rule such as the "Rule of Thirds" or "Golden Mean"
or "Golden Spiral".
This is a preliminary application created during work
on a photography visualization project. It is posted for free for
Figure 1: An image that we want to evaluate within the scope of the
"Rule of Thirds".
Figure 2: The image loaded into the visualizer set to display
"Rule of Thirds" lines.
Figure 3: An image that we want to evaluate within the scope of the
Figure 4: The image loaded into the visualizer set to display
"Golden Mean" lines.
Figure 5: An image that we want to evaluate within the scope of the
"Golden Spiral" (modified from
Figure 6: The image loaded into the visualizer set to display
"Golden Spiral" lines.
You can download Version 2.04 as either
a ZIP file containing the
This software is provided for free for entertainment purposes only.
If you are interested in using this software for commercial purposes
contact the author, Evan Golub, at
This software is provided on an "as-is" basis, without warranty of any kind,
express or implied, including but not limited to warranties that the software
is free of defects, merchantable, fit for a particular purpose or
User bears the entire risk as to the quality and performance of the software.
Should the software prove defective in any respect, user assumes sole
responsibility and liability for the entire cost of any service and repair in
No use of this software is authorized except under this disclaimer.
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