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COMPOSITION How to “make pictures”; not “take pictures © Mary Jo Homan

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COMPOSITIONHow to “make pictures”; not “take pictures

© Mary Jo Hoffman

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REFLECTIONS?

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composition /kɒmpəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/ “The conscious placement of objects in your photographic frame.”

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16 Composition Guidelines

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1. Rule of Thirds

RULE OF THIRDS

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RULE OF THIRDS

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RULE OF THIRDS

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RULE OF THIRDS

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2. The Golden Triangle

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2. The Golden Triangle

© Ajnagraphy (flickr user)

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2. The Golden Triangle

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3. Golden Spiral - Nature’s Number

1: 1.6180

From Wiki© http://intellectualgentlemensclub.com

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Golden Spiral

Digital-Photography-school.com

© Trey Ratcliff

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Golden Spiral

Digital-Photography-school.com

© Trey Ratcliff

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5. Spacing

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5. Spacing

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5. Spacing

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Breathing Space

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5. Spacing

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Breathing Space Negative Space

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6. Fill the Frame

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6. Fill the Frame

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7. Simplicity

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7. Simplicity

© Anuroop Krishnan

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8. Balance

© Miroslav Petrasko

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9. Leading Lines

©Ansel Adams

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10. Patterns

© Trey Ratcliff

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10. Patterns

© Trey Ratcliff© Trey Ratcliff

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11. Colors

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11. Colors

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12. Symmetry

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12. Symmetry

© Trey Ratcliff

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13. Viewpoint

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13. Viewpoint

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14. Background

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14. Background

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15. Depth

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15. Depth

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16. Framing

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16. Framing

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A FEW WORDS ON LIGHT

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Photography /fəˈtɒgrəfi/

“The art of painting with light.”

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Let’s do some work

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SOME HOMEWORK