STYLE VS. STANDARDThe difference between style and standards is that style is based on personal opinion, and standards are based on a basic level of skill that should be displayed in a photograph.
KEY POINTS Value is the range of Clarity is how light in a photo, from focused the photo is. black to white and Composition refers the shades in to point of interest, between. cropping and lines. Contrast is how light Presentation is how the lightest part of clean the photo is, the photo is, and how carefully compared to how made it looks. dark the darkest part is.
VALUERange of light,the darkestand lightestcolors in thephotograph.
CONTRASTThe morecontrast theb e t t e r. U s u a l l yif the photo isa l l g r a ys a n dt h e r e ’s n oharsh black orwh i t e , i t wi l ll o o k m u d d y.
CLARITYJust being infocus is notenough, thephotographneeds to becorrectlyfocused.
COMPOSITIONH a vi n g a p o i n tof interest thatstands out,cropping,n e g a t i ve s p a c eand the rule ofthirds areimportant incomposition ofa photograph.
PRESENTATION If the photo looks like it wa s t a k e n carefully and s k i l l f u l l y, a n d h a s b e e n we l l d e ve l o p e d o r edited, it is presented s u c c e ss f u l l y.
REFERENCES OBrien, Michael, and Norman Sibley. "Developing A Critical Eye." The Photographic Eye: Learning to See with a Camera. Worcester, MA: Davis Publications, 1995. N. pag. Print.