FALL '11 ASSIGNMENT EXTRA CREDIT-optional
Sports Environmental Portrait
(Due Monday DECEMBER 19th)
Make well-composed, expressive personality portrait of an athlete or coach in their sporting environment. Photo should give insight into what the person does, product, if any, should be present. The sport should be obvious.
For example: a volleyball player on the volleyball court, at the net.
Make photos of subject in different positions, locations, etc.
MAKE THIS A DYNAMIC COMPOSITION; USE DRAMATIC LIGHTING.
Find/create the most visual environment possible.
Remember, with portraiture the photographer is in control of the subject; positioning, light, lens selection, setting, etc. Photographer may manipulate subject during the photo session, in terms of positioning, composition, etc.
Submit (2) different photos, one shot with a wide angle lens and one with a telephoto.
Photos must include:
1. Use flash if necessary.
2. Heavy emphasis on light; natural or flash. This photo should NOT have poor lighting, poor white balance, or noise.
3. Heavy emphasis on composition; there should be no sloppy images with inappropriate or distracting objects within the frame.
*Students must complete:
1. Select (2) best photos meeting above requirements.
2. SLUG PHOTO AS FOLLOWS:
EXAMPLE: franklin_ sports-wide_01.jpg, franklin_ sports-tele_02.jpg
3. Place images in the “drop folder.”