Abstract and Detail PhotographyPresentation Transcript
Abstract & Detail Photographya method of creating an image using colors andpattern with the absence of its true meaningand clear subject
Things to think about:• subject• lighting and shadows• perspective or point-of-view• focus• shapes and patterns• colors• cropping• compositional tools• if you can’t get close enough with thecamera… you can crop in Photoshop later
Objective:• look at objects in detail by eliminatingbackgrounds and focusing on the essence of asubject• study and analyze composition, lighting, focus,shapes and patterns to create exciting andunusual images• break down your subjects capturing only thedetails and end with images that no longerrepresent the original form
What you’ll do:Compile a list of objects and subjects you could photograph abstractly or in detail. You should list a MINIMUM of 50 subjects in your sketchbook. 10 minimum for each of the following themes: 1. Nature 2. Industry 3. Food 4. Shadows (what casts the shadow, and surface it is cast on) 5. Your Choice
What you’ll do:Shoot a series of new pictures (40 minimum) that focus on shapes, lines, colors and composition. Your images should be detailed shots that end in an image that no longer looks like it’s original form.Compile and edit 5 images and put them in Mrs. Duckworth’s drop box. See next slide for criteria.
What you’ll do:The 5 images you submit should be: • One object from nature • One industrial object • One food item • One shadows cast on a surface • One your choiceShare your photos with the class discussing how you captured abstract and detailed images.
Due Dates:Sketchbooks: 50 pointsThursday, March 15th40 Image Contact Sheet: 40 pointsMonday, March 19thFinal 5 Best Images: 100 pointsMonday, March 19th