mposition         h ot os                                o                    lanning & c2 01 3 P                   P
START HERE –White balance your camera BEFORE        AFTER
Photo planningAsk readers what they want     Conduct surveys, interviews and focus groups     Uncover ways to work their i...
The Graphic OrganizerCover PEOPLE & GROUPS OF PEOPLE involved with event.
The 2nd Graphic Organizer  Person by person, or group by group,      write down everything they do
Find yourfocus  • Plan photo coverage   • Schedule interviews
Make sure to cover thingsand immediately after the eventthat happen before the event,       during the event,
Using a red marker, circle activities that would             make great photos
BEFORE
BEFORE
BEFORE
DURING
AFTER
AFTER
AFTER
organizing  content     on a spread
Full Cast NumberTransformation                 Crew   Chorus-- speaking       Leads                              parts
plan photocoverage dominant              secondary             secondary Shape:                Shape:                Shape...
plan photopackages   WHY? Packages include more students in the book.
Vary the number of people in photos on the spread         36 TOTAL                                                 65     ...
reflection  • one person
nclude more people in your book by varying the numberof subjects in the photos.
relationship • two people
Photos feature two people often show relationships
interaction • three people
Photos with THREE people show camaraderie
action • four or more people
Small groups show cooperation and/or interaction
Larger group shots give & overview & perspective
Anticipate the moment.
Find a different angle.
Use rule of thirds.
Use leading lines.
Fill the frame.If your photos aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.                        --Frank Capa
Look for dramatic lighting.
Include establishing shots.
Use framing.
Look for repetition.
Stop the action. Keep the ball in the shot.
Look for emotion.
Use the aperture to give a strong        center of focus.
Let’s look at more great shots.   See if you can identify the photocomposition techniques
Special ThanksKiski High School’s photographers& adviser Paul FantaskiLegacy High School’s photographers& adviser Leland M...
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Balfour Photography 2013 - Planning and Composition
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Balfour Photography 2013 - Planning and Composition
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Balfour Photography 2013 - Planning and Composition
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  1. 1. mposition h ot os o lanning & c2 01 3 P P
  2. 2. START HERE –White balance your camera BEFORE AFTER
  3. 3. Photo planningAsk readers what they want Conduct surveys, interviews and focus groups Uncover ways to work their ideas into the bookTell both individual and collective stories One-of-a-kind experiences Common activities and eventsBrainstorm fresh angles and new ideas Discover new angles to repeated stories Add stories that have not appeared in the book
  4. 4. The Graphic OrganizerCover PEOPLE & GROUPS OF PEOPLE involved with event.
  5. 5. The 2nd Graphic Organizer Person by person, or group by group, write down everything they do
  6. 6. Find yourfocus • Plan photo coverage • Schedule interviews
  7. 7. Make sure to cover thingsand immediately after the eventthat happen before the event, during the event,
  8. 8. Using a red marker, circle activities that would make great photos
  9. 9. BEFORE
  10. 10. BEFORE
  11. 11. BEFORE
  12. 12. DURING
  13. 13. AFTER
  14. 14. AFTER
  15. 15. AFTER
  16. 16. organizing content on a spread
  17. 17. Full Cast NumberTransformation Crew Chorus-- speaking Leads parts
  18. 18. plan photocoverage dominant secondary secondary Shape: Shape: Shape: # of subjects: # of subjects: # of subjects: Special techniques: Special techniques: Special techniques: Suggested content: Suggested content: Suggested content:
  19. 19. plan photopackages WHY? Packages include more students in the book.
  20. 20. Vary the number of people in photos on the spread 36 TOTAL 65 Full Cast Number21 3 5Transformation 2 4 1 Crew Chorus-- speaking parts Leads 12 2 1 1
  21. 21. reflection • one person
  22. 22. nclude more people in your book by varying the numberof subjects in the photos.
  23. 23. relationship • two people
  24. 24. Photos feature two people often show relationships
  25. 25. interaction • three people
  26. 26. Photos with THREE people show camaraderie
  27. 27. action • four or more people
  28. 28. Small groups show cooperation and/or interaction
  29. 29. Larger group shots give & overview & perspective
  30. 30. Anticipate the moment.
  31. 31. Find a different angle.
  32. 32. Use rule of thirds.
  33. 33. Use leading lines.
  34. 34. Fill the frame.If your photos aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough. --Frank Capa
  35. 35. Look for dramatic lighting.
  36. 36. Include establishing shots.
  37. 37. Use framing.
  38. 38. Look for repetition.
  39. 39. Stop the action. Keep the ball in the shot.
  40. 40. Look for emotion.
  41. 41. Use the aperture to give a strong center of focus.
  42. 42. Let’s look at more great shots. See if you can identify the photocomposition techniques
  43. 43. Special ThanksKiski High School’s photographers& adviser Paul FantaskiLegacy High School’s photographers& adviser Leland MallettMcKinney High School’s photographers& adviser Lori OglesbeeShawnee Mission North’s photographers& adviser Becky Tate
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