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Developing a critical eye
Developing a critical eye
Developing a critical eye
Developing a critical eye
Developing a critical eye
Developing a critical eye
Developing a critical eye
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Developing a critical eye


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  • 1. DEVELOPING A Jenna Fairey p.3 CRITICAL EYE
  • 2. STYLE VS. STANDARDThe 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.
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. VALUERange of light,the darkestand lightestcolors in thephotograph.
  • 5. 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.
  • 6. CLARITYJust being infocus is notenough, thephotographneeds to becorrectlyfocused.
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. 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.