FOCUSCreated by elements to create emphasis, which grabs the eyes attention and is were the eyes shall rest on the main subject.
FOCUSCreated by elements to create emphasis, which grabs the eyes attention and is were the eyes shall rest on the main subject
DEPTH OF FEILD Depth of field is used to create emphasis on the subject. The DOF is very settle in the background complimenting the subject. Bringing the subject out in focus. Notice the distance betweenthe subject and the background is effective, creating emphasis on the main subject.
EXAMPLES OF DEPTH OF FIELD NOTICE -Emphasis created on the first bulb you see -The further the light bulbs, the depth of field increases NOTICE What is the first thing that catches your eye in this photograph and why? -The depth of field in the background creates strong emphasis on the tower.
FOCAL POINTHave you came across aphotograph were your eyesonly seem to rest at onlyone point in thephotograph?Question: what is the mainsubject in this photographand why?
What is the main subject in this photograph and why?- Depth of field in thebackground directs your eyes tothe main subject.-The color schemes also haveeffect on the main subject. Forexample: The ketchup bottle isthe only alerting, vibrant color inthe photograph and is dominantthan the other colors in thisphotograph.This makes the ketchup bottlestandout. If the bottle wereanother color like blue forexample, your eyes wouldprobably still rest on the subjectbut the focal point will not be asdominant or effective as thebottle being red.
What is the main subject in this photograph? Here is another similar example: What is the main subject in this photograph and why? Notice your eye rest directly on the main subject instantly. That is, the silhouette of the child is dominant in the whole photograph. The black rules over the other colors in the photograph.
LIGHTLighting is a very important element in photography
Lighting Lighting is a very important element in photography Lighting creates the feel of the photograph Lighting has an effect on the subjects dimension Creates focal points
Soft Light Hard Light Minimal soft shadows Strong sense of light Sense of lighting equality Intense shadows Lighting is not equal
Light DirectionLight direction is used tocreate highlights andshadows in yourphotographs. The positioning anddirection of the light source,will determine where thehighlights and shadows willtake place. Having an effecton enhancing the subjectsdimension.
Diffused light To share equal amount of lighting in a photograph. Using a diffuser outside for example, will illuminate the harsh spots of light that may take place on certain areas of the subject. The light transfers through the diffuser, making the light spread equally and not nearly as intense or directional.
Diffused Light Holding the diffuser Original shot in front of the lighting source (without diffuser) (the sun) Final result (with diffuser) Use the diffuser as if your trying to block the sun light. The diffuser will eliminate the direct light, making the light spread equally on your subject. The direct light is not The diffuser successfully equal. eliminated the direct light,The light is eliminating bringing out the subjects the subjects detail. features.