TECH3008   Introduction to Educational Technology Dr. Alaa Sadik Department of Instructional & Learning Technologies www.a...
TECH3008 Introduction to Educational Technology Presentation Five: Photography and Visuals Visual Literacy Assessment   Ph...
Visual Literacy Assessment <ul><li>Visual Literacy Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Observation skills </li></ul><ul><li>Interpret...
Visual Literacy Assessment <ul><li>Visual Literacy Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Observation skills </li></ul><ul><li>The abili...
Visual Literacy Assessment <ul><li>Visual Literacy Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Interpretation skills   </li></ul><ul><li>The ...
Visual Literacy Assessment <ul><li>Visual Literacy Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Analytical skills </li></ul><ul><li>Analytical...
Visual Literacy Assessment <ul><li>Visual Literacy Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to understand compositional elements  ...
Visual Literacy Assessment <ul><li>Visual Literacy Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to analyze one’s own work   </li></ul>...
Visual Literacy Assessment <ul><li>Visual Literacy Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Response to color </li></ul><ul><li>Response t...
Visual Literacy Assessment <ul><li>Visual Literacy Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional response to pictures  </li></ul><ul>...
Photographic Composition <ul><li>Defining Photographic Composition   </li></ul><ul><li>Generally the term composition mean...
Photographic Composition <ul><li>Good composition allow photographer to convey messages and emotions through the images.  ...
Photographic Composition <ul><li>Rules of composition </li></ul><ul><li>Rule of thirds </li></ul><ul><li>Framing </li></ul...
Photographic Composition <ul><li>Rule of thirds </li></ul><ul><li>Imagine there are lines dividing the image into thirds, ...
 
Photographic Composition <ul><li>Visual cropping </li></ul><ul><li>Crop your photos visually before you take them.  </li><...
Photographic Composition <ul><li>Balance </li></ul><ul><li>Balance is correct combination of colors, shapes, and areas of ...
Photographic Composition <ul><li>Action </li></ul><ul><li>Action in photography refers to the state of capturing active su...
Photographic Composition <ul><li>Diagonal lines </li></ul><ul><li>Diagonal lines rule is an effective way of drawing the e...
Photographic Composition <ul><li>Different photo compositions </li></ul><ul><li>Shooting landscape </li></ul><ul><li>Shoot...
Photographic Composition <ul><li>Different photo compositions </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Please complete...
Photographic Composition <ul><li>2. Portrait </li></ul><ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Portrait is a representation o...
Photographic Composition <ul><li>2. Composing a Good Portrait </li></ul><ul><li>Tips! </li></ul><ul><li>Fill the frame wit...
Photographic Composition <ul><li>4. Panoramic view </li></ul>
Photographic Composition <ul><li>5. Macro </li></ul>
Discussions  & Notes for   - mid-term exam notice - photo repository
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  1. 1. TECH3008 Introduction to Educational Technology Dr. Alaa Sadik Department of Instructional & Learning Technologies www.alaasadik.net [email_address]
  2. 2. TECH3008 Introduction to Educational Technology Presentation Five: Photography and Visuals Visual Literacy Assessment Photographic Composition
  3. 3. Visual Literacy Assessment <ul><li>Visual Literacy Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Observation skills </li></ul><ul><li>Interpretation skills </li></ul><ul><li>Analytical skills </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to understand compositional elements </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to analyze one’s own work </li></ul><ul><li>Response to color </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional response to pictures </li></ul>
  4. 4. Visual Literacy Assessment <ul><li>Visual Literacy Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Observation skills </li></ul><ul><li>The ability to observe visual signifiers within the context of the photograph would involve: </li></ul><ul><li>The ability to notice visual signifiers within the photograph. </li></ul><ul><li>The ability to realize the importance of these visual signifiers . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Visual Literacy Assessment <ul><li>Visual Literacy Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Interpretation skills </li></ul><ul><li>The ability to interpret the signifiers which have been observed would involve: </li></ul><ul><li>The ability to interpret the visual signifiers by using information gained through observation skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Drawing conclusions from that information. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Visual Literacy Assessment <ul><li>Visual Literacy Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Analytical skills </li></ul><ul><li>Analytical skills used to define likes and dislikes of visual information . </li></ul><ul><li>Would involve: </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to find and use analytical language. </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to understand the aim of the creator </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to understand one’s own personal opinion of visual information. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Visual Literacy Assessment <ul><li>Visual Literacy Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to understand compositional elements </li></ul><ul><li>Compositional elements include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>color </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>shape </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>texture </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Visual Literacy Assessment <ul><li>Visual Literacy Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to analyze one’s own work </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to analyse one’s own work would involve: </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to find and use analytical language. </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to separate personal emotions attached to the work from the resulting work itself. </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to understand one’s own personal opinion of visual information. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Visual Literacy Assessment <ul><li>Visual Literacy Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Response to color </li></ul><ul><li>Response to colour in a non-compositional context would involve: </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to recognise different colours. </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to respond to different colours in different ways. </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to make judgements about the creators use of colour in the picture. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Visual Literacy Assessment <ul><li>Visual Literacy Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional response to pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional response to pictures would involve: </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to recognize emotion-based visual signifiers. </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to respond to emotion-based visual signifiers </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to identify emotions being portrayed. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Photographic Composition <ul><li>Defining Photographic Composition </li></ul><ul><li>Generally the term composition means </li></ul><ul><li>“ putting together”. </li></ul><ul><li>Photographic composition is simply the selection and arrangement of subjects (elements) within the picture area. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Photographic Composition <ul><li>Good composition allow photographer to convey messages and emotions through the images. </li></ul><ul><li>Effective photo composition is made by: </li></ul><ul><li>Placing objects in appropriate positions . </li></ul><ul><li>Choosing an appropriate point of view . </li></ul><ul><li>Waiting for the opportune moment. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Photographic Composition <ul><li>Rules of composition </li></ul><ul><li>Rule of thirds </li></ul><ul><li>Framing </li></ul><ul><li>Visual cropping </li></ul><ul><li>Angle of the view </li></ul><ul><li>Balance </li></ul><ul><li>Perspective (scale) </li></ul><ul><li>Moving in close </li></ul><ul><li>Action </li></ul><ul><li>Diagonal lines </li></ul>
  14. 14. Photographic Composition <ul><li>Rule of thirds </li></ul><ul><li>Imagine there are lines dividing the image into thirds, both horizontally and vertically, essentially dividing your image into nine equal-shaped blocks. </li></ul><ul><li>Frame your subject at one of the intersection points instead of in the center of the viewfinder. </li></ul>
  15. 16. Photographic Composition <ul><li>Visual cropping </li></ul><ul><li>Crop your photos visually before you take them. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  16. 17. Photographic Composition <ul><li>Balance </li></ul><ul><li>Balance is correct combination of colors, shapes, and areas of light and dark that complement one another . </li></ul><ul><li>Think about your subject and capture it from an angle, viewpoint, or even time of day that focuses attention on the subject. </li></ul>
  17. 18. Photographic Composition <ul><li>Action </li></ul><ul><li>Action in photography refers to the state of capturing active subjects or elements while moving. </li></ul>
  18. 19. Photographic Composition <ul><li>Diagonal lines </li></ul><ul><li>Diagonal lines rule is an effective way of drawing the eye of those viewing an image into it and to the main focal point. </li></ul><ul><li>The lines could be the shape of a path, a line of trees, a fence, river or any other feature in an image. </li></ul>
  19. 20. Photographic Composition <ul><li>Different photo compositions </li></ul><ul><li>Shooting landscape </li></ul><ul><li>Shooting portrait </li></ul><ul><li>Shooting different angles of view </li></ul><ul><li>Shooting panoramic </li></ul><ul><li>Shooting in macro </li></ul><ul><li>Shooting lightning </li></ul>
  20. 21. Photographic Composition <ul><li>Different photo compositions </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Please complete the missing slides </li></ul><ul><li>[ find example and provide tips for good composing ] </li></ul>
  21. 22. Photographic Composition <ul><li>2. Portrait </li></ul><ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Portrait is a representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. </li></ul>
  22. 23. Photographic Composition <ul><li>2. Composing a Good Portrait </li></ul><ul><li>Tips! </li></ul><ul><li>Fill the frame with your subject. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep eyes in the upper third. </li></ul><ul><li>Use framing to concentrate all attention on your subject. </li></ul><ul><li>Create texture. </li></ul><ul><li>Change your angles. </li></ul>
  23. 24. Photographic Composition <ul><li>4. Panoramic view </li></ul>
  24. 25. Photographic Composition <ul><li>5. Macro </li></ul>
  25. 26. Discussions & Notes for - mid-term exam notice - photo repository
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