Research and Analysis of Images
• The formal elements
• Image analysis – the basics.
Visual Elements
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Line
Texture
Pattern
Shape
Form

• What is meant by line, texture and pattern in
an image?
Line

Robert Capa

Inge Morath

Alex Webb
Texture

Gregory Crewdson
Trent Parke

Jim Goldberg
Pattern
Martin Parr

Steve McCurry

Eli Reed
Shape
Hiroji Kabota

Thomas Demand
Herbert List
Form
Thomas ruff

W Eugene Smith

Carli Davidson

Fukase
Analysing images
• Why bother?
• There are lots of things to consider when
looking at and analysing images, such as:
– fra...
So, what do you write about?
• Describe:
– Literally describe what you see in the image – what is it a picture of?

• Anal...
Task
• Using the grid, take it in turns to discuss an
image. Use one element from the grid
Tim Walker

Don McCullin
Rankin

Imogen Cunningham
Task
• Head to the library and begin to research into
suitable artists that you feel show the
elements as well as that int...
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Research and analysis of images take 3

  1. 1. Research and Analysis of Images • The formal elements • Image analysis – the basics.
  2. 2. Visual Elements • • • • • Line Texture Pattern Shape Form • What is meant by line, texture and pattern in an image?
  3. 3. Line Robert Capa Inge Morath Alex Webb
  4. 4. Texture Gregory Crewdson Trent Parke Jim Goldberg
  5. 5. Pattern Martin Parr Steve McCurry Eli Reed
  6. 6. Shape Hiroji Kabota Thomas Demand Herbert List
  7. 7. Form Thomas ruff W Eugene Smith Carli Davidson Fukase
  8. 8. Analysing images • Why bother? • There are lots of things to consider when looking at and analysing images, such as: – framing and composition – depth of field – lighting – natural or artificial? – communication and meaning – use of the formal elements – line, texture……
  9. 9. So, what do you write about? • Describe: – Literally describe what you see in the image – what is it a picture of? • Analyse: – a breakdown of the image into bite size elements to help to uncover the methods used by the photographer to create meaning. • • • • • • • Lighting composition and framing use of colour (or not) subject matter the formal elements camera settings communication including socio-political context • Evaluation: – What do you think about the overall image – is it effective? discuss your points made in the analysis to support your opinion. what does it communicate to YOU? how has it influenced you?
  10. 10. Task • Using the grid, take it in turns to discuss an image. Use one element from the grid
  11. 11. Tim Walker Don McCullin
  12. 12. Rankin Imogen Cunningham
  13. 13. Task • Head to the library and begin to research into suitable artists that you feel show the elements as well as that interest you • You should have found at least one and copied/scanned/took the book out (finish as HW if not) • Remember to reference
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