Formal Qualities of   Photography
LIGHTING
Jonathan Worth
Cynthia Cortes.Photographing   Intimacy.
Nigel Parry
Imogen Cunningham
Pierre Gonnord
COMPOSITIONFOCUSING
Photographic CompositionGenerally the term composition means“putting together”.Photographic composition is simply the sele...
Photographic CompositionSome rules of composition•   Rule of thirds•   Framing•   Visual cropping•   Vantage Point, where ...
• This is more a guideline then a rule.• The theory is that if you place points of interest in the intersections or  along...
Consider your foreground and         background
View Point – try new things and      challenge yourself.
Get in close
Trying different     angles
CompositioDramatic Perspectiven Create impact by photographing your subjects from unexpected angles. Imagine yourself as a...
Compositio                     nUse of frames, lines & diagonalsCreate impact by using frames and real or inferred lines  ...
Converging Lines                   Converging                   lines are two                   or more lines             ...
Framing – use what’s around you    to frame your images.
Formal qualities of Composition
Formal qualities of Composition
Formal qualities of Composition
Formal qualities of Composition
Formal qualities of Composition
Formal qualities of Composition
Formal qualities of Composition
Formal qualities of Composition
Formal qualities of Composition
Formal qualities of Composition
Formal qualities of Composition
Formal qualities of Composition
Formal qualities of Composition
Formal qualities of Composition
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Formal qualities of Composition

  1. 1. Formal Qualities of Photography
  2. 2. LIGHTING
  3. 3. Jonathan Worth
  4. 4. Cynthia Cortes.Photographing Intimacy.
  5. 5. Nigel Parry
  6. 6. Imogen Cunningham
  7. 7. Pierre Gonnord
  8. 8. COMPOSITIONFOCUSING
  9. 9. Photographic CompositionGenerally the term composition means“putting together”.Photographic composition is simply the selection andarrangement of subjects (elements) within the picture area.Effective photo composition is made by:1. Placing objects in appropriate positions.2. Choosing an appropriate point of view.3. Waiting for the opportune moment.
  10. 10. Photographic CompositionSome rules of composition• Rule of thirds• Framing• Visual cropping• Vantage Point, where the photographer stands• Balance• Perspective (scale)• Moving in close• Action• Leading lines• Converging lines
  11. 11. • This is more a guideline then a rule.• The theory is that if you place points of interest in the intersections or along the lines that your photo becomes more balanced and will enable a viewer of the image to interact with it more naturally.
  12. 12. Consider your foreground and background
  13. 13. View Point – try new things and challenge yourself.
  14. 14. Get in close
  15. 15. Trying different angles
  16. 16. CompositioDramatic Perspectiven Create impact by photographing your subjects from unexpected angles. Imagine yourself as an electronspinning around the subject, which is the nucleus of an atom
  17. 17. Compositio nUse of frames, lines & diagonalsCreate impact by using frames and real or inferred lines that lead the viewers eye into and around the picture
  18. 18. Converging Lines Converging lines are two or more lines coming from different parts of the frame, and meeting at a single point.
  19. 19. Framing – use what’s around you to frame your images.

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