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    • TECH3008 Introduction to Educational Technology Dr. Alaa Sadik Department of Instructional & Learning Technologies www.alaasadik.net [email_address]
    • TECH3008 Introduction to Educational Technology Presentation Five: Photography and Visuals Visual Literacy Assessment Photographic Composition
    • 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
    • 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 .
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Visual Literacy Assessment
      • Visual Literacy Skills
      • Ability to understand compositional elements
      • Compositional elements include:
        • color
        • shape
        • texture
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
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    • 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
      • Examples
      • Please complete the missing slides
      • [ 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 - mid-term exam notice - photo repository