Composition lecture

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Composition lecture

  1. 1. Basic Composition
  2. 2. Bonjour bienvenue a cettede travaile. J’ esphere qevous aimez beancoup quoinous avons comence deconnu!
  3. 3. Good Photographic and excellence Welcomeat morning understanding the to this basis. Iknowledge hope you will the lot of highesttools enjoy the ahead of you
  4. 4. COMPOSITIONThe art of organizing all the elements of a visual message into a readable and pleasing form
  5. 5. Purpose of composition just guidesnot a strict rule to follow
  6. 6. Importance of Design & CompositionDesign is the plan & Composition is the execution of the plan
  7. 7. The most important element in your photograph.
  8. 8. The subject and its message How we perceive, received and understand
  9. 9. What makes a striking image?
  10. 10. The most common place subjectsComposed in the simplest way Composed in an unusual way
  11. 11. common mistakesphotographs which has several point of interest (too cluttered) Or without point of interest at alllack of direction and subsequent confusion alienates the eye
  12. 12. Placement
  13. 13. compare: which of thetwo gives an impressionof faster
  14. 14. dynamic line
  15. 15. which is the correct direction?
  16. 16. FORMATS
  17. 17. vertical or horizontal format
  18. 18. horizontalvertical
  19. 19. different story?
  20. 20. Rule of thirds
  21. 21. x xx x
  22. 22. Planes divide the photo into three parts creates depth Three dimensional depthForeground, mid-ground, background
  23. 23. background mid groundforeground
  24. 24. elements of design Line Shape Form Texture Pattern Color
  25. 25. LINE is the strongest among the six (6) elements of design Without LINE there will be no SHAPE and withoutshape there will be no FORM and without form and shape then no TEXTURE
  26. 26. Linestakes the eye into the picture and often add depth Lines can be Restful Rigid Active Soothing Threatening
  27. 27. Ex: Jagged lines
  28. 28. Lines can also be sharp dangerous forceful chaoticthreatening
  29. 29. Quality of linesthick line is more stable than thin lines
  30. 30. Types of linesHorizontal, Vertical, Diagonal
  31. 31. vertical line Sense of masculinity & and rigidity Sense of authority
  32. 32. diagonal lines• evokes feeling of movement, activity and speed• suggest energy or action
  33. 33. horizontal lines conveys tranquilityPeaceful although remains masculine
  34. 34. leading lines & converging lines real or imaginary line
  35. 35. flow
  36. 36. shapesprincipal form of identification
  37. 37. Subject must be front litor backlitThere is a strongcontrast between shapeand its surrounding
  38. 38. circle THE STRONGEST SHAPE Evokes feeling of completion, universality, psychological wholeness, and warmth
  39. 39. formthree dimensional while shape has two.
  40. 40. texture Exuding deep emotions Use texture to describe most everything like a rough day, soft touch or a sharp mind
  41. 41. color and contrast
  42. 42. s curve also known as Hogan’s line ofbeauty, it signals grace, youthful energy or flowing Its has a feminine qualities
  43. 43. S curve of Design
  44. 44. line act as a natural boundary
  45. 45. Less space on the left, closer to the edge creates more tension
  46. 46.  If more space then less tension, more relax, it stop the natural flow
  47. 47. With profile facingright with balancedspace in front, willlead our eyes intotheir natural path,thus giving theportrait moreserene feeling.
  48. 48. Visually, a profile facing left whether restful or stressful, hasmore impact than a right facingprofile in an equivalent placement within the frame
  49. 49. framinguse of natural or unnatural borders to frame the subject, give emphasis
  50. 50. perspective or point of view
  51. 51. bird’s eye view
  52. 52. worm’s eye view
  53. 53. Use the sky asyour background
  54. 54. repeated patternsto give emphasis, also harmony
  55. 55. Things to avoid & consider
  56. 56. ping-pong effecttwo subjects with equal weight of importance
  57. 57. negative & positive space
  58. 58. WASTED SPACE . . .TOO MUCH SPACE W/O INFORMATION
  59. 59. scaling A reference or basis in terms of size, height And volume
  60. 60. more to consider
  61. 61. Create drama and mood
  62. 62. be creative and artistic
  63. 63. Create a story
  64. 64. create a different look
  65. 65. don’t do the ordinary
  66. 66. experiment
  67. 67. the end

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