Symmetry brings out simplicity in complex shapes, and somehow makes things easier to understand. Symmetry is everywhere – architecture, cars, your television set, even a slab or chocolate. Once you start looking around, you see symmetry everywhere.
Symmetrical photographs can be very eye catching, particularly in situations where it is not expected.
A great technique to use when shooting symmetry, is to break the symmetry in some way, introducing tension and a focal point.
Depending on the scene, symmetry can be something to go for, or avoid all together.
A symmetrical image with a strong composition or point of interest can be a magnificent image, however with no point of interest it can look somewhat predictable.