Basics Photography Box set Vol 1 Composition
Introduction. Chapter 1: Basics: The case for competition; The rules; Viewpoint; Perspective; Scale; Case study – Simplify, simplify, simplify; Exercise – Lenses and perspective. Chapter 2: Formal elements: Point; Line; Shape; Form; Texture; Pattern; Tone; Colour; Case study – Aesthetics and the formal elements; Exercise – Exploring a single object. Chapter 3: Organizing space: Frames; Balance; Appearance of space; Case study – Making space; Exercise – Depth of field. Chapter 4: Organizing time: Time passing; Moments; The decisive moment; Sequences; Case study – Moving camera; Exercise – Re-photography. Chapter 5: Originality: Finding your own view; Contrasts and humour; Imbalance; Cropping; Colour; Digital imaging; Case study – Reinvent an old process; Exercise – Using ‘found’ images. Chapter 6: Application: Landscape; Still life; Portrait; Documentary; Figure; Action/sports; Fine art; Advertising. Conclusion.