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  • Formal Qualities of Photography
  • LIGHTING
  • Jonathan Worth
  • Cynthia Cortes.Photographing Intimacy.
  • Nigel Parry
  • Imogen Cunningham
  • Pierre Gonnord
  • COMPOSITIONFOCUSING
  • Photographic CompositionGenerally the term composition means“putting together”.Photographic composition is simply the selection andarrangement of subjects (elements) within the picture area.Effective photo composition is made by:1. Placing objects in appropriate positions.2. Choosing an appropriate point of view.3. Waiting for the opportune moment.
  • Photographic CompositionSome rules of composition• Rule of thirds• Framing• Visual cropping• Vantage Point, where the photographer stands• Balance• Perspective (scale)• Moving in close• Action• Leading lines• Converging lines
  • • This is more a guideline then a rule.• The theory is that if you place points of interest in the intersections or along the lines that your photo becomes more balanced and will enable a viewer of the image to interact with it more naturally.
  • Consider your foreground and background
  • View Point – try new things and challenge yourself.
  • Get in close
  • Trying different angles
  • CompositioDramatic Perspectiven Create impact by photographing your subjects from unexpected angles. Imagine yourself as an electronspinning around the subject, which is the nucleus of an atom
  • Compositio nUse of frames, lines & diagonalsCreate impact by using frames and real or inferred lines that lead the viewers eye into and around the picture
  • Converging Lines Converging lines are two or more lines coming from different parts of the frame, and meeting at a single point.
  • Framing – use what’s around you to frame your images.