Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Digital Photo First Week

Digital Photo: First Week Composition Reading and Homework

This is not a writing intensive course, but there is some reading the first couple weeks of class.
Please take notes on the bold faced words as you read from the links below. You will be shooting the various composition elements this weekend and next week. We will also have a quiz on this material as well.
Bring your cameras to class every day.

In Class reading:

The Principles of Design in Photography | Trent Sizemore Photography

http://photoinf.com/General/Robert_Berdan/Composition_and_the_Elements_of_Visual_Design.htm
 http://photoinf.com/General/Geoff_Lawrence/Composition.html

(Take quizzes at the end of each section below)

http://cybercollege.com/tvp023.htm Start reading at "Strive for Feeling of Unity"
http://cybercollege.com/tvp024.htm
http://cybercollege.com/tvp025.htm

The Elements and Principles of Design

This week and next week during class you will shoot 24-36 pictures with at least six different subjects.
Please shoot four  Rule of Thirds shots, four texture shots, four color contrast shots, four balance shots, four leading lines shots and four frame within a frame (using other objects to frame your subject) shots.


Homework: Do the same assignment above except use subjects and objects away from school.
  • 15 INTERESTING shots using all four techniques described above. Some people will take 40-80 pictures for 15 good ones.