- Symmetrical Balance is often referred to as formal balance in visual images. Balance is formal when both sides are equal or in proportion in terms of arrangement.
- Asymmetrical Balance is often referred to as informal balance in visual images. Balance is considered as informal when sides are not exactly symmetrical; however the resultant image is still balanced. Essentially asymmetrical balance is more dynamic than formal balance.
the audience in one go. Emphasis in an image can be achieved through contrast, placement, size, color, repetition, etc.For example: A dark shape in a light composition.