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Posts Tagged ‘Composition’

Exercise 14: Positioning a point

Objective: To take four images that show how positioning a point in different parts of the frame, experimentin with how the image is affected by placing the main focus of the image in different place ... Continue Reading

Posted in 03. Elements of Design, OCA Learning Log, TAOP Exercises, The Art of Photography on March 12, 2011

Exercise 13: Vertical and horizontal frames

Objective: To take a set of 20 images, framed both vertically (portrait) and horizontally (landscape), and compare the compositions to understand for the given subject whether one framing or another ... Continue Reading

Posted in 02. The Frame, OCA Learning Log, TAOP Exercises, The Art of Photography on September 3, 2010

Fine tuning a landscape – Part Four

Cropping for composition I had three main reasons for wanting to crop the final image. Most importantly, I wanted to have the hedge as a lead-line from the bottom left of the final image to the Wreki ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, Post processing on August 18, 2010

Fine tuning a landscape – Part One

Earlier in the week I posted the picture below of a Shropshire landscape. Shropshire landscape picture. Click for larger image Overall, I am very happy with the composition of the picture for a number ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, Post processing on August 14, 2010

Exercise 12: Positioning the horizon

Objective: To find a reasonably interesting landscape with an unbroken horizon and to take a series of photographs with the horizon arrange from bottom to top I was a little restricted with this exer ... Continue Reading

Posted in 02. The Frame, OCA Learning Log, TAOP Exercises, The Art of Photography on August 13, 2010

Shropshire landscape – grab shot

How often have you found yourself driving along the road and seen something that you immediately recognise would be a great photo but know that you have no chance of stopping anywhere to get the shot? ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, Gallery, Images on August 10, 2010

Exercise 11: Balance

Objective: To take six existing photographs, decide and explain how the balance works for each picture. Apart from one image none of the photographs have been cropped and are shown as taken – a ... Continue Reading

Posted in 02. The Frame, OCA Learning Log, TAOP Exercises, The Art of Photography on August 6, 2010

Exercise 8: A sequence of composition

Objective: To take a series of pictures in a public situation that form a series and tell the story of the scene The brief describes how this exercise is about recording the way the scene is approache ... Continue Reading

Posted in 02. The Frame, OCA Learning Log, TAOP Exercises, The Art of Photography on July 26, 2010

Exercise 7: Object in different positions in the f ...

Objective: To take a number of pictures of a subject set within a large even background and how the positioning of the main subject impacts on the asthetic quality of the photograph. For this exercise ... Continue Reading

Posted in 02. The Frame, OCA Learning Log, TAOP Exercises, The Art of Photography on July 23, 2010