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Introduction to Photography:

1 Introduction to Photography Child and her Mother - Dorthea Lange

Photography is Art created by Light!:

2 Photography is Art created by Light!

What is Photography?:

3 What is Photography? Photography is an art form like drawing and painting. Photographers use their camera to make us see life in a different way, feel emotions, and record stories and events.

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4 How a Camera works… When the shutter of a camera is opened, light passes through the lens and onto the film. The film is covered with chemicals that create a pattern of light on the film. This becomes the negative. Notice the inverted (upside-down) tree.

There are three basic styles of photography.:

5 There are three basic styles of photography. Landscape Portrait Documentary

Landscape:

6 Landscape Landscape is a photograph of the environment. It could be the forest, mountains, oceans, or your backyard. Ansel Adams is a famous landscape photographer. Here is one of his images.

Here is another of Ansel Adams Photographs:

7 Here is another of Ansel Adams Photographs

What is Landscape Photography?:

8 What is Landscape Photography? Landscape photography is a photograph of the outdoors. It could be of the land, water, or buildings.

What do you see in your landscape photograph?:

9 What do you see in your landscape photograph?

Portrait Photography:

10 Portrait Photography Portrait photography is a photo of a person or animal. It is important to show an emotion. Holding Virgina - Sally Mann Scared Angry Other… What is the emotion shown in this photo?

Different Portrait Styles:

11 Different Portrait Styles Rubenesque - Keith Carter Lukasz Holma, Poland - Lauren Bacall Can you compare and contrast these photographs? How are they similar? How are they different?

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12 The Dress - Sally Mann Boy and Car, New York City - Jerome Liebling, 1949 More Portraits Portraits can be the whole body.

What is Portrait Photography?:

13 What is Portrait Photography? A portrait photograph is a picture of a person or animal that shows an emotional connection.

What are some ways you can make a portrait photograph creative and different from everyone else? :

14 What are some ways you can make a portrait photograph creative and different from everyone else?

Documentary:

15 Documentary Documentary photography presents facts without changing anything. Good documentary photographs make you wonder what the story is behind the photograph. Migrant Mother - Dorthea Lange

What are the stories in these photos?:

16 What are the stories in these photos?

Where do you find documentary photographs?:

17 Where do you find documentary photographs? Newspaper Magazines Internet Books

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18 Documentary photographs can be either landscape or portrait. Dante’s View - 1938 Edward Weston Which photo shows a portrait, and which shows a landscape? Portrait Landscape

What is Documentary Photography?:

19 What is Documentary Photography? Documentary Photography tells a story without changing the facts. Remember that a good documentary photograph makes you wonder what the story is behind the picture! It can be a portrait or landscape.

What stories can you tell with your camera?:

20 What stories can you tell with your camera?

Contrast:

21 Contrast Contrast refers to the brightness between the light and shadow areas of a picture. Does this photograph have contrast? Mapplethorpe, Orchid and Leaf in White Vase 1982

Does it have contrast? What direction is the light on the trees coming from?:

22 Does it have contrast ? What direction is the light on the trees coming from? Alfred Stieglitz - Icy Night, 1893

What is Contrast?:

23 What is Contrast? Contrast is the difference between light and shadow. Think about a flashlight in a dark room. Don’t think about zebras or pianos! LIGHTS SHADOWS

Rule of Thirds:

24 Rule of Thirds A photo is more interesting if the subject is NOT directly in the center. Try placing your subject 1/3 to the left or right, or 1/3 from top or bottom.

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25 Which photograph do you find more interesting? WHY? One photograph uses rule of thirds and the other uses central focus. Central Focus Rule of Thirds

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26 Point of View Try selecting and unusual point of view. Where was the photographer standing for each picture? Eye Level Above Below

Proximity:

27 Proximity Don’t be shy! Get close to your subject.

are tools to help you MASTER the art of photography.:

28 are tools to help you MASTER the art of photography. Contrast, Rule of Thirds, Point of View, and Proximity

“One should really use the camera as though tomorrow you'd be stricken blind.” -Dorthea Lange :

29 “One should really use the camera as though tomorrow you'd be stricken blind.” -Dorthea Lange

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