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    • Photography in Education TECH2113 Dr. Alaa Sadik Department of Instructional & Learning Technologies [email_address]
    • Part 2 Shooting Week 7 Photographic Composition
      • Most good pictures are not the result of a fortunate accident!
    • Photographic Composition
      • Defining Photographic Composition
      • Generally the term composition means
      • “ putting together”.
      • Photographic composition is simply the selection and arrangement of subjects (elements) within the picture area.
    • Photographic Composition
      • Good composition allow photographer to convey messages and emotions through the images.
      • Effective photo composition is made by:
      • Placing objects in appropriate positions.
      • Choosing an appropriate point of view.
      • Waiting for the opportune moment
    • Photographic Composition
      • Rules of composition
      • Rule of thirds
      • Framing
      • Visual cropping
      • Angle of the view
      • Balance
      • Perspective (scale)
      • Moving in close
      • Action
      • Diagonal lines
    • Photographic Composition
      • Rule of thirds
      • Imagine there are lines dividing the image into thirds, both horizontally and vertically, essentially dividing your image into nine equal-shaped blocks.
      • Frame your subject at one of the intersection points instead of in the center of the viewfinder.
    • Photographic Composition
      • Visual cropping
      • Crop your photos visually before you take them.
      • Remove, or crop, the elements you don't need from your photos simply by moving closer to your subject, zooming in on your subject, or moving your subject within the viewfinder.
    • Photographic Composition
      • Balance
      • Balance is correct combination of colors, shapes, and areas of light and dark that complement one another .
      • Think about your subject and capture it from an angle, viewpoint, or even time of day that focuses attention on the subject.
    • Photographic Composition
      • Action
      • Action in photography refers to the state of capturing active subjects or elements while moving.
    • Photographic Composition
      • Diagonal lines
      • Diagonal lines rule is an effective way of drawing the eye of those viewing an image into it and to the main focal point.
      • The lines could be the shape of a path, a line of trees, a fence, river or any other feature in an image.
    • Photographic Composition
      • Different photo compositions
      • Shooting landscape
      • Shooting portrait
      • Shooting different angles of view
      • Shooting panoramic
      • Shooting in macro
      • Shooting lightning
    • Photographic Composition
      • Different photo compositions
      • Shooting sunsets
      • Shooting at night
      • Shooting actions
      • Shooting hard-to-focus subjects
      • Creative shots
    • Photographic Composition
      • Different photo compositions
      • Examples
      • Please complete the missing slides
      • [ define , find example and provide tips for good composing ]
    • Photographic Composition
      • 2. Portrait
      • Definition
      • Portrait is a representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant.
    • Photographic Composition
      • 2. Composing a Good Portrait
      • Tips!
      • Fill the frame with your subject.
      • Keep eyes in the upper third.
      • Use framing to concentrate all attention on your subject.
      • Create texture.
      • Change your angles.
    • Photographic Composition
      • 4. Panoramic view
    • Photographic Composition
      • 5. Macro
    • Discussions & Notes for - the mid-term exam - photo repository