Getting beyond the snapshot Leisure Photography 2 Gareth Hill
“Consulting the rules of composition before taking a photograph, is like consulting the laws of gravity before going for a walk.” Edward Weston
Space distribution Colour Mood Perspective Depth of field Light Time of day Shapes Light and Shadow Shape and Form Background and Foreground
Try to see thecompositional elementsin a photograph.How has the space in the frame beendistributed? Is there a balance?What lines appear in the image whichallow our eye to travel around theframe and derive pleasure from theimage?What are the strong focal points of theimage? Are they balanced?
Usingeither your own camera or one of the colleges, lets take some images ourselves, trying to remember these elements of composition. Return to learn how to upload images
Your user name and password – eveningphotography/canon Connections Types of storage media Programmes to use Naming and storing files Folders and subfolders
Look around at others work in slideshow modes and see if you can see some of the elements we have discussed today
Bringan image based on what you have learned today – it could be one you have taken already or one you have taken during the week. Tip– check the weather, check the sunlight hours for the best lighting conditions! See you next week.