03 The Visual Language

Close All Laptops Please

In future lectures, only the back half of the class may use their laptops.

Close all laptops please

The Visual Language

The Long Game

(Part 1)

"Why Leonardo Da Vinci was no genius."

Graphic Principles

Point, Line and Plane

Our building blocks.

Lines in Photography

Lines in Photography

Rhythm

Helps to create motion.

Rhythm in Photography

Balance

Guides our attention.

Symmetry in Photography

Symmetry in Photography

Asymmetry in Photography

Scale

Helps indicate importance.

Scale in Photography

Scale in Photography

Texture

Can provide detail.

Texture in Photography

Colour

Gives us a mood or clarifies information.

Colour in Photography

Questions?

The Long Game

(Part 2)

"The missing chapter."

Filtering

Think before you hit the Instagram

Colour

Filtered with picfull (free online photo editing)

Blurring

Strange filters?

Taking Better Photos

Some tips and pointers

Simplicity

Rule of Thirds

Lines

Balance

Framing

Mergers

Questions?

Today's Activity

Getting feedback from your peers!

Find two other classmates to sit and discuss your work with.

Step 1

You will have about 5 minutes

Show your quick draft photos without mentioning your topic yet. Your peers should describe what they see:

Step 2

You will have about 5 minutes

Show your sketches and timeline. Your peers should analyze the composition and how you plan on processing the photos:

Step 3

You will have about 5 minutes

Say what your topic or opinion is. Your peers should now interpret the images for their meaning:

Step 4

You will have about 5 minutes

Summarize your peer's thoughts.

Questions?

How to Submit A01

Andrew will now demonstrate.

A01 Submission

Academic Integrity

For next week

Please remember!

  1. Assignment 01 is due before lecture!
  2. Bring a camera to next week's lecture

How something can be worth a 1000 words.

How to Contact Andrew