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An introduction to photography for the web.

An introduction to photography for the web.

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Introduction to Photography Introduction to Photography Presentation Transcript

  • Photography Adding colour and movement
  • Why add images?
    • Illustrate – some stories need illustration
    • Sometimes image is the story
    • Emote – add visual emotion
    • Balance – overall look of page
    • Keep your audience
  • Elements
    • Story
    • Subject
    • Location
    • Composition
    • Perspective
  • Story
    • Plan your photos as you would plan the story
    • Plan to relate the photo to the story
    • Be flexible – if the photo suggests a different hook for the web story - go with it.
  • Location
    • How will location affect your shots
    • How will time of day add or detract
    • How much time to take your shots
  • Subject
    • What is the subject of the story
    • Does the subject make a good photo
    • People make better photos than things
  • Composition
    • The rule of thirds
    • Framing and framing
    • Close and wide – long and tight
  • Perspective
    • “ If your photo isn’t good enough you probably aren’t close enough”
    • Use different angles
    • Think of eye lines – the talents not yours
  • Portraits
    • Want 3-d
    • no distractions
    • Plain clothes
    • Backgrounds
    • Even Light
    • Angle bodies
    • Angled shots
    • No studios, headphones!