Composition 1


  • Take photos that demonstrate some photographic compositional techniques:

1. The Rule of Thirds:

Imagine the photo broken up into thirds, kind of like a tic tac toe grid. A subject of emphasis is placed on one of the intersections of the thirds. This creates an asymetrical balance and allows the viewer to focus their attention to the subject.

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2. Leading Lines:

Lines appearing in a photograph lead the viewer’s eye toward a subject of emphasis, or create an illusion of depth and three dimensional space through perspective.

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3. Frame Within a Frame:

Emphasis and space is added to a subject by framing it with elements in a photo. At least three sides encapsulate an object.

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  • Submit 3 photos for each category. Totalling 9
  • These photographs are to be converted to BLACK AND WHITE. Do not submit photos in color for this assignment.
  • Export your photos to the server, no larger than 2048 pixels on the long side, In a folder labeled with your Lastname, Firstname, with a filename or folder that explains the photo category it represents (example: instead of IMG_2345.jpg use ROT1.jpg, LL1.jpg, or FwF1.jpg [no need to write the .jpg extension])
  • Photos you submit should be drastically different (not taken in succession of the same subject in the same scene)