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Photography is a crucial part of presentations, as well as integral to our social lives. This is for a reason. ...

Photography is a crucial part of presentations, as well as integral to our social lives. This is for a reason.

Photos can convey emotion, explain an idea, and tell a story.

When used correctly, photography can become the pivotal difference between a dull and exciting presentation. When used incorrectly, they become landmines that sabotage any presentation.

So in this slideshare we list the top five principles of photography that are crucial when incorporating them into business or pleasure.

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  • 1. 5keyprinciples inpresentations
  • 2. It’s said that a picture is worth a thousand words.
  • 3. But what exactly does that mean?
  • 4. Well, images are powerful and emotional. A single image can tell an entire story. It can stir curiosity and engage an audience that’s craving to be entertained.
  • 5. In a presentation, images help create an experience. They leave a visual reference for the audience members to remember in the future. However, images can be disastrous if used incorrectly.
  • 6. This is why it’s important to understand the five key principles of photography that can make your presentation worth viewing.
  • 7. Rule of Thirds 3 Likes 0 Comments
  • 8. Rule of Thirds Break the image into thirds (vertically and horizontally) so it has nine parts. 3 Likes The goal is to place the image’s points of interest at the intersecting lines. Viewers’ eyes naturally veer to these points rather than the center, so this rule creates a balanced photo that lets viewers interact with the photo more easily. 3 Comments
  • 9. Depth of Field 1 Like 0 Comments
  • 10. Depth of Field Depth of field is the amount of distance between the nearest and farthest objects in the focus of a photograph. 6 Likes 3 Comments When searching for photos of people or objects, try to find photos that utilize a shallow depth of field. It’s used to bring photos to life by giving depth to the background and focus to the subject.
  • 11. Natural Photos 0 Likes 0 Comments
  • 12. Natural Photos Stiff and staged photos seem unrealistic and disconnect the viewer from the message. 0 Likes 1 Comment
  • 13. Natural Photos Stiff and staged photos seem unrealistic and disconnect the viewer from the message. 4 Likes 3 Comments Candid photos taken in everyday environments have a greater impact, allowing your presentation and message to seem more relatable. When capturing natural photos, guide your subjects in a specific direction that lets them form the image instinctively.
  • 14. No White Backgrounds 0 Likes 0 Comments
  • 15. No White Backgrounds Stock photos are usually low-cost, quick and easy to access, providing a wide variety of images to fit a specific need. 0 Likes 2 Comments However, they’re often predictable and overused, so they end up hindering your presentation’s design.
  • 16. No White Backgrounds Stock photos are usually low-cost, quick and easy to access, providing a wide variety of images to fit a specific need. 10 Likes 3 Comments However, they’re often predictable and overused, so they end hindering your presentation’s design. Focus on getting natural photos that don’t include the typical white background that accompanies most stock photos.
  • 17. High Quality 0 Likes 0 Comments
  • 18. High Quality A pixelated image across a large screen makes your work look sloppy. And sloppy work makes you look less credible. 0 Likes 1 Comment
  • 19. High Quality A pixelated image across a large screen makes your work look sloppy. And sloppy work makes you look less credible. 8 Likes 3 Comments Rule of thumb: Images should be no smaller than 1600 pixels wide. Remember to use high-resolution images to ensure a high quality presentation.
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