LINESLines are used to guide the eye and in away point you in the direction to go. Lines are the basic element of design. The picture onthe right is showing distance and the picture on the left is showing curved lines with sharp ends and looks like they are movingdownwards.
2D SHAPES2d shapes are another basic element of design. Alone or in combination with other shapes and lines they can convey universalmeanings as well as guide the eye and or organize information. The picture on the left there is a picture of sphere hiding behindblocks and the picture on the right is making us look through the picture.
3D SHAPESAs you can see these two pictures are two dimensional but the form is three dimensional. You can hold a form, walk around a formand in some cases walk inside a form. Three dimensional pictures, shapes, and movies make you feel like youre their in themoment.
COLOURThere has been a tremendous amount of research on how color affects human beings and some of this researchsuggests that men and women may respond to colors differently.
TEXTUREThese two pictures are displaying texture. Texture is always apart of our design whether intentional or not. It is the visual or tactilesurface characteristics of a piece. In these photos, lines are an a arrangement shapes or the use of photographic images of specificsurfaces.
DEPTHThe photographer makes focusing on the grass, and the branch depth so we are seeing how close the object really are. Objectswhich are further away generally have less distinct contrast - they may fade into the background or become indistinct dark areas.The foreground objects will be clear with sharper image.
LIGHTThese photos are portraying light by when light from a single direction (e.g. our sun) hits an object, part of the object is in shadow.Light in dark areas within an image provides contrast that can suggest volume. The picture on the right is allowing the light to shinethrough the trees in thus dark area.
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Feathers falling Atlas http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8c/MAN_Atlante_fronte_10405http://images2.layoutsparks.com/1/64702/falling-angels-feathers-lovely.jpg 72.JPG/200px-MAN_Atlante_fronte_1040572.JPG MASS The picture on the right, we know that Atlas is holding up the Earth and that must be heavy, where as the feathers on the left are floating in the wind so they must be light. The design within the photos have their own mass relative to the whole piece.
Tone black and white http://cloud.lomography.com/576/387/c8/bd94293405ef9b183d6825c3896e56cff: http://photographytales.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/hoover-dam.jpg 592ed.jpg TONE(BLACK & WHITE) Tone can also be regarded as value as both terms refer to the various degrees of lightness or darkness. Tone can give a piece a feeling, mood and can make the photo have different look towards it. Tone in these photos are making it look quiet and deserted.
Element of art value http://www.oxfordgallery.com/Contemporar y/images/spurling-eggcup-500.jpg :Value art http://artschoolathome.files.wordpress.com /2009/12/value1p.jpg VALUE Value is referring to the relative lightness or darkness of a certain area. Variations in value are used to create a focal point for the design of a picture. These two photos use value very similar too each other. The left picture lighter to the left of the picture and to the right of the picture is darker. The right photo is mixed between the two.
Space negative and positive photography: http://www.digitalpixels.net/wp- http://www.photographymad.com/files/imagcontent/uploads/2009/02/plane.jpg es/negative-space-power-lines.jpg SPACE (NEGATIVE & POSITIVE) These two picture deal with negative and positive space. How do they depict this simply by referring to the distance in the background, foreground, and middle ground. Space refers to the distance or around the areas, between or within components of a piece. Positive space is referring to the subject matter, and negative space refers to the space around and between the subject matter.
Balance Photographyhttp://www.freedigitalphotographytutorials.c http://joefaraceblogs.com/wp-om/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/martina- content/uploads/2012/05/4.14.jpgrathgens-water-drop.jpg BALANCE Balance in a picture makes it has that thing that everyone need that thing in life. Well just like in photos they need balance as well. To much of something isnt good so you have to balance it out.
Emphasis Photography Photography Emphasis photohttp://img.scoop.it/F5KedLDRr8ex8rZoLIaV http://www.richardsouthall.co.uk/v/ui/7325/Zzl72eJkfbmt4t8yenImKBVaiQDB_Rd1H6k ws1849609250/p4235250_dww12.0.jpg?muBWtceBJ 1289816449 EMPHASIS Emphasis in a design provides the focal point for the piece. It is the way of making the element that is most important stand out in the design. Emphasis is sometimes called dominance. Creating dominance can be changed by the image size and font size. Also by placing a image in front of an image. These two photos have used emphasis in them by distorting the image on the left and on the right by placing a clock in front of this abandoned hanger.
Proportion Photographyhttp://markshaiken.com/website_main/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/out-of-proportion.jpg http://gallery.photo.net/photo/4015162- lg.jpg PROPORTION Proportion refers to the relative size and scale of the various elements in a design. The issue is the relationship between objects, or parts, of a whole. This means that it is necessary to discuss proportion in terms of the context or standard used to determine proportions. These photos show proportion very good because the photo on the right shows a lady further in the picture on the left side and an man on the right side pointing at each other.
Repetition (Rhythm/Pattern) Photographyhttp://fotolearninglog.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/img_1325.jpg http://api.ning.com/files/kVhvhdOZpeSEcCnBmoxvEoZElDLuBGi v7o1DoBcHpgu2eNrX6AHmldhUmuRcK8vHuUUl45- WjWQMSEUZyDLReSjsXxQNKhDO/Repetition.jpg REPETITION (RHYTHM/PATTERN) Photos that use repetition can use it to guide your eye away from something or lead it to something. Also it can give an effect to the photo.
Unity Photographyhttp://gallery.photo.net/photo/9598572-md.jpghttp://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2009/6/12/1244822806146/In-Pictures-Unity-Goran-J-008.jpg UNITY Unity is the way to make objects in a piece seems as if they are related to each other. There are many ways that this can be achieved. Repetition of color, shape, texture or object can be used to work together. The photo on the right has two trees entwined to together which means “unity”.
Color contrast photography References http://junsjazzimages.files.wordpress.cohttp://d2f29brjr0xbt3.cloudfront.net/136_ma m/2013/01/jjwp374.jpgstercomposition/11.jpg CONTRAST Contrast occurs when two elements are different. The greater the difference the greater the contrast. The key to working with contrast is to make sure the difference are obvious. Four common methods of creating contrast are by using differences in size, value , color, and type. The photos you see they use contrast very well by having a bright red and a darker green in the background for the flowers. For the photo aon the right has a yellow and an ocean blue
Harmony photography Referenceshttps://www.google.ca/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd= https://www.google.ca/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&docid=REC1ZkyuYjDeuM&tbnid=xnlOeoKCGzAQsM:&ved= &cad=rja&docid=q9vdW_Re45VgSM&tbnid=DCFFUX9nRely_M:&ved0CAIQjBw&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdailydesigninspiration.com%2Fdivers =0CAIQjBw&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.fine-e%2Fph%2Fmarcoschweier%2FHarmony.jpg&ei=E3k_Ubb3NsSvqgH art.com%2Fmembers%2F27916%2FimagesBig%2FNatural_Harmony.- jpg&ei=jHw_UcWXJ8-rqQGm-u4DwDg&bvm=bv.43287494,d.aWM&psig=AFQjCNE9gRzQP3FvD5c oCwCw&bvm=bv.43287494,d.aWM&psig=AFQjCNE9gRzQP3FvD5cccmmn08O76bvuofA&ust=1363200378321984 mmn08O76bvuofA&ust=1363200378321984 HARMONY Harmony in photos is visually satisfying effects of combining similar, related elements. eg. Adjacent colors on the color wheel, similar shapes etc. The principle of design concerned with combining similar art element to create a pleasing photo. For instance the photo on the right has different colored leafs and create a peaceful and calm image.
Proximity photography References https://www.google.ca/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=https://www.google.ca/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd= &cad=rja&docid=vjwtmZlBXmBVhM&tbnid=yfMwfMd6uxmE7M:&ved=&cad=rja&docid=rU4ieFOSkExN6M&tbnid=0npnaINo1aHi2M:&ved=0 0CAIQjBw&url=http%3A%2F%2Fimg2.etsystatic.com%2F000%2F0%CAIQjBw&url=http%3A%2F%2F2.bp.blogspot.com%2F- 2F5211017%2Fil_fullxfull.57172478.jpg&ei=cX0_UaL4KYKRrgGN2oGZ8__qPQbxn8%2FTlh- gBA&bvm=bv.43287494,d.aWM&psig=AFQjCNH5BlbsBQyO-a6EB4-wHUlGjI%2FAAAAAAAAASs%2FcO5REq5jE30%2Fs1600%2Fmacro 4t1mtwLS4jA&ust=1363201590401842_photography_23.jpg&ei=5Xw_UZr0IImPqwHL8YHYDg&bvm=bv.43287494,d.aWM&psig=AFQjCNH5BlbsBQyO-a6EB4-4t1mtwLS4jA&ust=1363201590401842 PROXIMITY Proximity is one of the easiest way to make a visual structure and give a piece an organized feel is to space items according to their relations with one another. This is called the rule of proximity witch simply means that related items should be closer together than items that are not related. These photos are using proximity by making the shells related are next to each other.
Variety photography References https://www.google.ca/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&chttps://www.google.ca/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd= d=&cad=rja&docid=t2u9NZfVo8Q_TM&tbnid=D15DCW_2NncU1M:&cad=rja&docid=vRykvbofgTIjjM&tbnid=g4ZxJQmOGsrg5M:&ved=0C &ved=0CAIQjBw&url=http%3A%2F%2Fjustcreative.com%2Fwp-AIQjBw&url=http%3A%2F%2Floadpaper.com%2Flarge%2FPhotograp content%2Fgallery%2Felements-of-hy_wallpapers_237.jpg&ei=cn4_UfjDB5CoqQGl- photography%2Fcoloursquare2.jpg&ei=2n4_UbzhIorOqAGHsoCwDYHYCA&bvm=bv.43287494,d.aWM&psig=AFQjCNGdEHbKd31ohvO4 A&bvm=bv.43287494,d.aWM&psig=AFQjCNGdEHbKd31ohvO4FvFvWsEXUOFAUN3g&ust=1363201899231661 WsEXUOFAUN3g&ust=1363201899231661 VARIETY Variety can be anything really from changing the shape, angle, color, texture etc. Variety means "to change the character" of an element, to make it different. Both of these picture deal with variety you can tell with the different colors and shapes and textures.
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