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  • 1. TECH3008 Introduction to Educational Technology Dr. Alaa Sadik Department of Instructional & Learning Technologies www.alaasadik.net [email_address]
  • 2. TECH3008 Introduction to Educational Technology Presentation Five: Photography and Visuals Visual Literacy Assessment Photographic Composition
  • 3. Visual Literacy Assessment
    • Visual Literacy Skills
    • Observation skills
    • Interpretation skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Ability to understand compositional elements
    • Ability to analyze one’s own work
    • Response to color
    • Emotional response to pictures
  • 4. Visual Literacy Assessment
    • Visual Literacy Skills
    • Observation skills
    • The ability to observe visual signifiers within the context of the photograph would involve:
    • The ability to notice visual signifiers within the photograph.
    • The ability to realize the importance of these visual signifiers .
  • 5. Visual Literacy Assessment
    • Visual Literacy Skills
    • Interpretation skills
    • The ability to interpret the signifiers which have been observed would involve:
    • The ability to interpret the visual signifiers by using information gained through observation skills.
    • Drawing conclusions from that information.
  • 6. Visual Literacy Assessment
    • Visual Literacy Skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Analytical skills used to define likes and dislikes of visual information .
    • Would involve:
    • Ability to find and use analytical language.
    • Ability to understand the aim of the creator
    • Ability to understand one’s own personal opinion of visual information.
  • 7. Visual Literacy Assessment
    • Visual Literacy Skills
    • Ability to understand compositional elements
    • Compositional elements include:
      • color
      • shape
      • texture
  • 8. Visual Literacy Assessment
    • Visual Literacy Skills
    • Ability to analyze one’s own work
    • Ability to analyse one’s own work would involve:
    • Ability to find and use analytical language.
    • Ability to separate personal emotions attached to the work from the resulting work itself.
    • Ability to understand one’s own personal opinion of visual information.
  • 9. Visual Literacy Assessment
    • Visual Literacy Skills
    • Response to color
    • Response to colour in a non-compositional context would involve:
    • Ability to recognise different colours.
    • Ability to respond to different colours in different ways.
    • Ability to make judgements about the creators use of colour in the picture.
  • 10. Visual Literacy Assessment
    • Visual Literacy Skills
    • Emotional response to pictures
    • Emotional response to pictures would involve:
    • Ability to recognize emotion-based visual signifiers.
    • Ability to respond to emotion-based visual signifiers
    • Ability to identify emotions being portrayed.
  • 11. 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.
  • 12. 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.
  • 13. Photographic Composition
    • Rules of composition
    • Rule of thirds
    • Framing
    • Visual cropping
    • Angle of the view
    • Balance
    • Perspective (scale)
    • Moving in close
    • Action
    • Diagonal lines
  • 14. 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.
  • 15.  
  • 16. 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.
  • 17. 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.
  • 18. Photographic Composition
    • Action
    • Action in photography refers to the state of capturing active subjects or elements while moving.
  • 19. 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.
  • 20. Photographic Composition
    • Different photo compositions
    • Shooting landscape
    • Shooting portrait
    • Shooting different angles of view
    • Shooting panoramic
    • Shooting in macro
    • Shooting lightning
  • 21. Photographic Composition
    • Different photo compositions
    • Examples
    • Please complete the missing slides
    • [ find example and provide tips for good composing ]
  • 22. Photographic Composition
    • 2. Portrait
    • Definition
    • Portrait is a representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant.
  • 23. 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.
  • 24. Photographic Composition
    • 4. Panoramic view
  • 25. Photographic Composition
    • 5. Macro
  • 26. Discussions & Notes for - mid-term exam notice - photo repository