Composition (2) parts
Guide to Photojournalism
By Brian Horton
Read pages 79-101“Features and Portraits; Seeing the World Around Us.”
PART 1: Make a Graphic photograph using “Rule of Thirds.
PART 2: Make a Graphic photograph using one of these compositional techniques: Framing, Leading Lines, Juxtaposition, or Silhouette.
****CAPTION MUST STATE WHICH TECHNIQUE YOU ARE USING!
Remember, a Graphic Photograph is visual, emphasizes the relationship between the lines, shapes and forms produces an aesthetically pleasing visual presentation.
It is NOT about the subject content as much as the visual content.
Graphic elements are more important than the story-telling content with this assignment.
Photo should have exceptionally strong composition, and be visually pleasing.
This should be a photo that is as much about the “visual elements,” as it is about the content and subject.
Take a look at the world around us, and make a visually interesting photograph.
This should not be a portrait.
Review examples showed in class and Power Point Presentation.
This should be a photo about Graphic Elements above all else.
THE GRAPHIC ELEMENTS SHOULD BE OBVIOUS, AND EMPHASIZED!
*Students must complete:
1. Select (1) best photo. 2. Follow “Basic Photoshop”, use outline provided if needed.
3. Type complete caption in FILE INFO field in Photoshop, see instructions. 4.SLUG PHOTO AS FOLLOWS: Last name_ composition1.jpg, Last name_ composition2.jp 5. Place image in the “drop folder”
(remember to save a copy for yourself to you folder)