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  • 1. Mapping your World NAME: finding the principles of composition around you Objective: You will shoot a roll of 24 black & white photographs that document the Principles of Photographic Composition as you Dérive (French for “drift”). A Dérive is an unplanned walk through a city or landscape where you let your own curiosity and artistic eye dictate the path. The goal is to encounter a new and authentic experience. You will keep track of your camera settings using the checklist on the back of this sheet. A contact sheet analysis will be completed using your original map with your new path designated (you can interpret this creatively). In the end you will turn in 3 final 8” x 10” prints along with their test strips. less light ƒ 22 ƒ 16 ƒ 11 ƒ8 blurred 1000 500 250 125 60 30 15 8 4 2 1 (B) frozen What should I light meter from? - meter off my subject - get uncomfortably close! more light shallow DOF caroline_appel@hcpss.org What do I want to focus on? - focus my lens tripod! or panning need help? email: What’s the structure of my photo? - use the principles of composition ƒ 5.6 ƒ4 ƒ 2.8 ƒ2 apertures / ƒstops! load film set ISO to 400 turn camera on find your subject matter consider the structure and principles focus light meter off subject recompose, focus, and shoot advance film for next shot write down your settings continue steps 4-10 turn off camera when done DO NOT REWIND FILM if there is any problem STOP and bring in camera to school great DOF 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. shutter speeds! shooting checklist:
  • 2. # ƒ-stop shutter speed Principle of Composition / description 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25* * You might get a 25th photo...or you might not.