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OCA Photography 1

Assignments and photogalleries

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Introduction

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1: The Frame

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1: Framing the image

Fitting the frame and different positions



Sequence of composition

2: Focal
lengths



Focal lengths

Different viewpoints




3: Dividing the frame

Positioning the horizon

4: Frame shapes and sizes

Vertical and horizontal

 


Assignment 1:

CONTRASTS

2: Elements of Design

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1: Points

Positioning a point
Relationship between points
Multiple points

 

2: Lines

Horizontals and verticals

Diagonals

Curves

Lines in composition

3: Shapes

Real and implied triangles

Rectangles

Circles

4: Rhythm and Pattern

Assignment 2: Elements of design

3: Colour

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1: Library of colours

Control the strength of a colour

Primary and secondary colours

2: Colour relationships

3: Black and white

 

Assignment 3: Colour

4: Light

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1: Intensity of light

Measuring exposure

Higher and lower sensitivity

2: The colour of light

3: The Time of Day

Light through the day

Variety with a low sun

Twilight

Cloudy weather and rain

Tungsten and flourescent lighting

Outdoors at night

4: Photographic lighting

Softening the light

The lighting angle

Constrast and shadow fill

Concentrating light

Shiny surfaces

 

Assignment 4: Applying lighting techniques

5: Narrative and Illustration

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1: Narrative picture essay

2: Illustration

Action

Symbols

Juxtaposition

Rain

 

 

Assignment 5: techniques of illustration and narrative