Part I: The Basics of Composition.
Chapter 1: Photographic Composition: The Overview.
Chapter 2: Developing an Eye for Composition.
Chapter 3: Getting to Know Your Equipment.
Part II: Elements of Photographic Design.
Chapter 4: Introducing the Elements of Photographic Design.
Chapter 5: Arranging Visual Elements in a Frame According to the "Rules".
Chapter 6: Paying Attention to Color in Composition.
Part III: Arranging the Key Elements to Compose a Successful Shot.
Chapter 7: Using Focal Points to Tell a Story.
Chapter 8: Finding Your Perspective.
Chapter 9: Backgrounds: As Important as the Subject.
Chapter 10: Using Light to Tell Your Story.
Chapter 11: Adding Interest through Framing and Formatting.
Chapter 12: Exploring Other Compositional Ideas.
Part IV: Composition in Action.
Chapter 13: Showing People in Their Best Light.
Chapter 14: In Nature: Landscapes and Wildlife.
Chapter 15: Shooting Still-Life Photography.
Chapter 16: Capturing (Or Stopping) Motion through Photography.
Chapter 17: Artsy Photos: Fine Art, Composite Pictures, and Abstracts.
Chapter 18: Improving Composition through Postproduction Editing.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Improve Composition.
Chapter 20: Ten Tips for Finding Photographic Inspiration.
Chapter 21: Viewing Ten Compositions of One Scene.