Photography Foundations for Art and Design: The Creative by Mark Galer

By Mark Galer

Images: Foundations for artwork and layout is the fitting introductory consultant for these of you studying the fundamentals of images. supplying a transparent and well-illustrated dependent method of the instruments and methods, it's going to additionally consultant you thru the $64000 elements of images as a way of self-expression and verbal exchange. the focus is surroundings a entire record of ambitions and assets for readability on the outset. a sequence of sequential research workouts meant as self sufficient studying assets are supplied and every workout may also help you to construct layout talents, educate you ways to correctly study, and execute paintings in a scientific demeanour. This new version comprises extra electronic info and in addition a complete new bankruptcy on nonetheless Life.* This particular e-book covers either electronic and movie images * This version now in complete colour to target extra eye catching pictures! * New format for simpler interpreting and clearer comprehension * All new pictures to educate and encourage * extra bankruptcy on nonetheless existence images

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B) Demonstrate an understanding of what is meant by the ‘decisive moment’. c) Show that you have considered both lighting and composition in your work. Presentation of work Your visual research and all of your test images should be carefully collated. Explanatory notes and comments should also be included. You should rank the images of your final shoot and include alternate crops or edited versions. You should clearly state what you were trying to do with each picture and comment on its success.

Curved lines Curved line is very useful in drawing the viewer’s eye through the image in an orderly way. The viewer often starts viewing the image at the top left-hand corner and many curves exploit this. Curves can be visually dynamic when the arc of the curve comes close to the edge of the frame or directs the eye out of the image. Activity 5 1. Collect two examples of photographs where the photographer uses straight lines as an important feature in constructing the pictures’ composition. In addition find one example where the dominant line is either an arc or S-curve.

The highest contrast image possible is one that contains only two tones, black and white, and where no midtones remain. A low-contrast image is one where midtones dominate the image and there are few, if any, tones approaching black or white. Each subject framed by the photographer will include a range of tones from dark to light. The combined effects of quality of light and lighting direction give the subject its contrast. It is contrast that gives dimension, shape and form to the subject photographed.

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