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Photography Composition using the Elements and Principles of Art. By Roza And Brindan

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  • 1.PhotographyCompositionusing the Elements andPrinciples of Art. By Roza And Brindan

2. Lines A mark made by a moving point. Has greater length than width. Directs the eye horizontal, vertical, diagonal, curvy, zig-zag, etc. Can be actual obvious lines or theborders or edges of shapes. 3. Lines 4. ShapeForm A contained area. Can be GEOMETRIC (man-made) ex.Square, triangle, circle, etc. Can be ORGANIC (natural) ex.Leaves, humans, puddles, etc. Shapes are 2-Dimensional and flat. (circle) Forms are 3-Dimensional withheight, width and depth. (sphere) Used to create a sense of space andsubstance. 5. ShapeForm 6. Space The area used or unused in acomposition. Positive space the area theobjects/subject takes up. Negative space the areaaround, under, through and between. Gives the photo a 3-dimensional feeling.(Depth) Foreground (closest), Middle ground, andBackground (farthest). Can be open, crowded, near, far, etc. 7. Space 8. Value Black and White and all the Grays inbetween Dark to Light Can add drama and impact tocomposition. Can give a sense of timelessness Train your eye to read color as Black andWhite! 9. Value 10. Texture The surface quality. How an object feels, or how it looks likeit feels. Rough, smooth, bumpy, gooey, sharp, etc. Adds interest! Sense of sight andsense of touch involved. 11. Texture 12. Color Artistic term is HUE Need light to see color. Primary, Secondary, Intermediates. Use color schemes to enhance appeal ormake impact. 13. Color 14. What are the Principles of Art? Emphasis Balance Unity Contrast Movement/ Rhythm Pattern/Repetition 15. EMPHASIS Emphasis in a composition refers todeveloping points of interest to pull theviewers eye to important parts of the bodyof the work. 16. EMPHASIS 17. Pattern/Repetition An element that occurs over and overagain in a composition. Can repeat the element in a consistentpattern. Can repeat the element in a variation ofthe pattern. 18. Pattern/Repetition 19. BALANCE Balance is a sense of stability in the body of work. Balance can be created byrepeating same shapes and by creating a feeling of equal weight. 20. BALANCE 21. UNITY Unity is seen in a painting or drawing when all the parts equal a whole. 22. UNITY 23. CONTRAST 24. Movement Movement adds excitement to yourwork by showing action and directingthe viewers eye throughout the pictureplane. Rhythm is a type of movement indrawing and painting. It is seen inrepeating of shapes and colors.Alternating lights and darks also give asense of rhythm. 25. Movement