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Balfour Photography 2012

  1. 1. composition2 013 P hotos Planning &
  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 thebook
  4. 4. The Graphic OrganizerCover PEOPLE & GROUPS OF PEOPLE involved with event.
  5. 5. The 2 nd Graphic Organizer Person by person, or group by group, write down everything they do
  6. 6. Find your focus
  7. 7. Find your focus • Plan photo coverage
  8. 8. Find your focus • Plan photo coverage • Schedule interviews
  9. 9. Make sure to cover thingsthat happen before the event,
  10. 10. during the event,
  11. 11. and immediately after the event
  12. 12. Using a red marker, circle activities that would make great photos
  13. 13. Using a red marker, circle activities that would make great photos
  14. 14. BEFORE
  15. 15. BEFORE
  16. 16. BEFORE
  17. 17. DURING
  18. 18. AFTER
  19. 19. AFTER
  20. 20. AFTER
  21. 21. organizing content on a spread
  22. 22. Full Cast NumberTransformation Crew Chorus-- speaking Leads parts
  23. 23. plan photocoverage
  24. 24. plan photocoverage dominant Shape: # of subjects: Special techniques: Suggested content:
  25. 25. plan photocoverage dominant secondary Shape: Shape: # of subjects: # of subjects: Special techniques: Special techniques: Suggested content: Suggested content:
  26. 26. 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:
  27. 27. plan photopackages WHY? Packages include more students in the book.
  28. 28. Full Cast NumberTransformation Crew Chorus-- speaking Leads parts
  29. 29. Full Cast NumberTransformation Crew Chorus-- speaking Leads parts
  30. 30. Full Cast NumberTransformation Crew Chorus-- speaking Leads parts
  31. 31. Vary the number of people in photos on the spread Full Cast NumberTransformation Crew Chorus-- speaking Leads parts
  32. 32. Vary the number of people in photos on the spread 6 Full Cast NumberTransformation Crew Chorus-- speaking Leads parts
  33. 33. Vary the number of people in photos on the spread 6 Full Cast NumberTransformation Crew Chorus-- speaking Leads 4 parts
  34. 34. Vary the number of people in photos on the spread 6 Full Cast NumberTransformation Crew Chorus-- speaking 2 Leads 4 parts
  35. 35. Vary the number of people in photos on the spread 6 Full Cast NumberTransformation 2 4 1 Crew Chorus-- speaking parts Leads 1 1 1
  36. 36. Vary the number of people in photos on the spread 6 Full Cast Number 5Transformation 2 4 1 Crew Chorus-- speaking parts Leads 1 1 1
  37. 37. Vary the number of people in photos on the spread 6 Full Cast Number 3 5Transformation 2 4 1 Crew Chorus-- speaking parts Leads 1 1 1
  38. 38. Vary the number of people in photos on the spread 6 Full Cast Number 3 5Transformation 2 4 1 Crew Chorus-- speaking parts Leads 12 1 1
  39. 39. Vary the number of people in photos on the spread 6 Full Cast Number 3 5Transformation 2 4 1 Crew Chorus-- speaking parts Leads 12 2 1 1
  40. 40. Vary the number of people in photos on the spread 65 Full Cast Number 3 5Transformation 2 4 1 Crew Chorus-- speaking parts Leads 12 2 1 1
  41. 41. Vary the number of people in photos on the spread 65 Full Cast Number2 3 5Transformation 2 4 1 Crew Chorus-- speaking parts Leads 12 2 1 1
  42. 42. Vary the number of people in photos on the spread 65 Full Cast Number21 3 5Transformation 2 4 1 Crew Chorus-- speaking parts Leads 12 2 1 1
  43. 43. 65 Full Cast Number21 3 5Transformation 2 4 1 Crew Chorus-- speaking parts Leads 12 2 1 1
  44. 44. 36 TOTAL 65 Full Cast Number21 3 5Transformation 2 4 1 Crew Chorus-- speaking parts Leads 12 2 1 1
  45. 45. reflection
  46. 46. reflection • one person
  47. 47. Include more people in your book by varying the number of subjects in the photos.
  48. 48. Include more people in your book by varying the number of subjects in the photos.
  49. 49. relationship
  50. 50. relationship • two people
  51. 51. Photos feature two people often show relationships
  52. 52. Photos feature two people often show relationships
  53. 53. Photos feature two people often show relationships
  54. 54. Photos feature two people often show relationships
  55. 55. interaction
  56. 56. interaction • three people
  57. 57. Photos with THREE people show camaraderie
  58. 58. Photos with THREE people show camaraderie
  59. 59. action
  60. 60. action • four or more people
  61. 61. Small groups show cooperation and/orinteraction
  62. 62. Small groups show cooperation and/orinteraction
  63. 63. Larger group shots give & overview & perspective
  64. 64. Larger group shots give & overview & perspective
  65. 65. Larger group shots give & overview & perspective
  66. 66. Anticipate the moment.
  67. 67. Find a different angle.
  68. 68. Use rule of thirds.
  69. 69. Use leading lines.
  70. 70. Fill the frame.If your photos aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough. --Frank Capa
  71. 71. Look for dramatic lighting.
  72. 72. Include establishing shots.
  73. 73. Use framing.
  74. 74. Look for repetition.
  75. 75. Stop the action.Keep the ball in the shot.
  76. 76. Look for emotion.
  77. 77. Use the aperture to give a strong center of focus.
  78. 78. Let’s look at more great shots. See if you can identify the photocomposition techniques
  79. 79. 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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