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  1. 1. Texture:Another Element of Design<br />ECC<br />Digital Photography Unit<br />By Ms Gregory<br />
  2. 2. Learning Intentions:<br />To learn about the elements of design, specifically, texture. <br />To see and capture the elements of texture in photographs.<br />To use textureto create powerful images with digital photography.<br />
  3. 3. Texture… <br /> In photos, texture is about the surfaces of things.<br />
  4. 4. Texture makes a photo stronger by giving clues that tell what the subject ‘feels’ like in real life.<br />
  5. 5. Texture allows your eye to "touch" the subject.<br />
  6. 6. Texture makes a 2-D photo seem more like the actual 3-D subject.<br />
  7. 7. Light direction is the key to showing texture. <br />
  8. 8. Low light angles create more shadows which creates that 3-D look and ‘feel’.<br />
  9. 9. Taking the photo from an extreme angle is also effective.<br />The difference between line and texture is angle.<br />
  10. 10. Your assignment: <br />Take several photos of texture.<br />Use the lesson ideas to help you ‘see’.<br />Also look for line, remember rule of thirds and use other tips from previous lessons to create a strong photo overall.<br />Please behave appropriately if outside of the classroom.<br />We’ll upload and share out after 30 minutes!<br />
  11. 11. References<br />All photos accessed February 22, 2011 from:<br />Hand on Tree Bark by Jeff Maion -<br />Roof tiles -<br />Old Chicken Shed #2 -<br />Pavement -<br />Blanket -<br />Sunflower texture -<br />Tree Shadows -<br />Waves in the Sand -<br />The wall -<br />