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Produce photographs for a set purpose

  1. 1. {{ Photo Shoot ReviewPhoto Shoot Review Unit 57: Photography and Photographic PracticeUnit 57: Photography and Photographic Practice Task 4 Selection of final images & reviewTask 4 Selection of final images & review
  2. 2. Aim of ShootAim of Shoot  My shoot is for a magazine article of a bandMy shoot is for a magazine article of a band interview.interview.  I will photograph the band and use several differentI will photograph the band and use several different images from the shoot.images from the shoot.  I will edit the photos to make them look professionalI will edit the photos to make them look professional and high quality looking therefore they will look likeand high quality looking therefore they will look like he kind of pictures you would find in a real musiche kind of pictures you would find in a real music magazine.magazine.  The target audience are teenagers both male andThe target audience are teenagers both male and female, but the majority being females.female, but the majority being females.
  3. 3. Description of shootDescription of shoot  We decided to take pictures outside of collegeWe decided to take pictures outside of college around nature to give it a natural setting andaround nature to give it a natural setting and theme. This particular image was taken by atheme. This particular image was taken by a tree just outside college.tree just outside college.  I think this picture took well because it is allI think this picture took well because it is all balanced and even though it isn’t exactlybalanced and even though it isn’t exactly symmetrical, it is more or less evened out onsymmetrical, it is more or less evened out on both sides of the picture.both sides of the picture.  This image was one of the first we took, afterThis image was one of the first we took, after this we went into the woods and garden bythis we went into the woods and garden by college to get different settings to make ourcollege to get different settings to make our photographs look different.photographs look different.  We didn’t change anything from the originalWe didn’t change anything from the original shoot plan because we already had visions ofshoot plan because we already had visions of the pictures we were trying to achieve.the pictures we were trying to achieve.
  4. 4. Contact SheetContact Sheet  This is the contactThis is the contact sheet from thesheet from the shootshoot
  5. 5. Editing effectsEditing effects  This is the editing of one of theThis is the editing of one of the photos from the shoot.photos from the shoot.  First, I manipulated the brightnessFirst, I manipulated the brightness and contrast to suit theand contrast to suit the background as it was a cloudy daybackground as it was a cloudy day on the day of the shoot.on the day of the shoot.  Next I edited the colour balance toNext I edited the colour balance to make the image look warmer inmake the image look warmer in order for the image to look moreorder for the image to look more professional.professional.  I then changed the exposure,I then changed the exposure, vibrancy and saturation to makevibrancy and saturation to make the image look aestheticallythe image look aesthetically pleasing to the audience.pleasing to the audience.
  6. 6. Final ImagesFinal Images  These are the final images after theThese are the final images after the editing process.editing process.  I think the best edit from the three is theI think the best edit from the three is the top one. This is because the colourtop one. This is because the colour balance suits the mood of thebalance suits the mood of the photograph, being warm.photograph, being warm.  The weakest photo in my opinion is theThe weakest photo in my opinion is the bottom image. I think this because Ibottom image. I think this because I think its tinted too red and looksthink its tinted too red and looks unrealistic.unrealistic.  I like how the focus is always on theI like how the focus is always on the people and never on the backgroundpeople and never on the background therefore its clear to see the emotions oftherefore its clear to see the emotions of the girls.the girls.  I like how the balance is even on the topI like how the balance is even on the top image and it balances the elementsimage and it balances the elements evenly. Its also almost symmetric in aevenly. Its also almost symmetric in a way, as the girls are stood at the sameway, as the girls are stood at the same level both sides of the tree.level both sides of the tree.
  7. 7. Capture logCapture log  The photo was takenThe photo was taken outside therefore the ISOoutside therefore the ISO was higher.was higher. This workedThis worked well because of darkerwell because of darker clothing and hairclothing and hair causing less exposure.causing less exposure.  The shutter speed on theThe shutter speed on the picture worked wellpicture worked well however it could havehowever it could have been better because it isbeen better because it is a bit over exposed in thea bit over exposed in the top left corner of thetop left corner of the photograph.photograph.  The diaphragm in theThe diaphragm in the picture is small thereforepicture is small therefore there is no depth of fieldthere is no depth of field in the photo.in the photo.
  8. 8. Rejected ImagesRejected Images  This is a rejected image because weThis is a rejected image because we didn’t‘ get everything fully in thedidn’t‘ get everything fully in the frame. We wanted to take an imageframe. We wanted to take an image where the feet were all in thewhere the feet were all in the picture.picture. I decided not to use thisI decided not to use this image because theimage because the picture wasn't in focus.picture wasn't in focus.
  9. 9. Aims for next projectAims for next project  From this shoot, I have learned how to use a DLSRFrom this shoot, I have learned how to use a DLSR Camera in manual mode.Camera in manual mode.  I have also learned how to edit photographs usingI have also learned how to edit photographs using Adobe Photoshop.Adobe Photoshop.  When doing my next shoot, I will have the differentWhen doing my next shoot, I will have the different techniques in mind like rule of thirds, depth of field,techniques in mind like rule of thirds, depth of field, framing, leading lines and balancing elements.framing, leading lines and balancing elements.
  10. 10. Aims for next projectAims for next project  From this shoot, I have learned how to use a DLSRFrom this shoot, I have learned how to use a DLSR Camera in manual mode.Camera in manual mode.  I have also learned how to edit photographs usingI have also learned how to edit photographs using Adobe Photoshop.Adobe Photoshop.  When doing my next shoot, I will have the differentWhen doing my next shoot, I will have the different techniques in mind like rule of thirds, depth of field,techniques in mind like rule of thirds, depth of field, framing, leading lines and balancing elements.framing, leading lines and balancing elements.

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