DXB202 // WEEK 7

LIGHTING, ABSTRACTION & SCALE

PHOTOGRAPHER // SALMAN SAEED

SOURCE // http://creativeoverflow.net

ASSESSMENT ONE

Week 6 // Portrait & Lighting

Week 7 // Light and/or Scale

Week 8 // Take 4 photos and create a composite image.

SUBMISSION DUE // Sunday 16 September, 11:59pm


Submit to black board a PDF containing your reflection (800-1000 words) and a link to your Behance project (which contains the 40 images).

Week 7 // Light and/or Scale

  1. large to small


  2. small to large


  3. light painting


  4. texture from nature

  5. texture from man-made material

ASSESSMENT TWO

SUBMISSION DUE // Week 14, Sunday 04 November, 11:59pm

  • create a book cover for one of the books in the list

  • create one poster to promote the book

  • create a 12-page zine about the book 

  • record your progress and make a process video where you also explain your design decisions, reasonings and reflection. 

WORKING IN A TEAM //

Individual strengths & weaknesses // Communication // Burger feedback // Professional

CHECK IN WITH CRITERIA //

Group assessment

PRODUCTION TIMELINE //

Deadline > Printing > Video > Proofs > Concepts > Reading the book

WORKSHOP EXERCISES

PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY

• Choose an object

• Set up a light box / infinity wall

• Photograph the object to create 2 different moods:

   - Bright, bubbly and happy
   - Intense anger and rage

• Photoshop can be used

WORKSHOP EXERCISES

LIGHT PAINTING

SUPPLIES // Camera, tripod, light source & wear black clothing

MODE // Manual

ISO // 100

APERTURE // f/22

SHUTTER SPEED // 5 sec (this will vary)

TRY // Writing, outlining, drawing, abstract

PHOTOGRAPHER // Bitbanger Labs

SOURCE // https://vimeo.com/78163959

WORKSHOP EXERCISES

PHOTOGRAPHER // Thomas Shahan

SOURCE // www.thomasshahan.com

MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY

Take loads of photos (view on computer)

Weather/wind

Framing the shot

Manually focus lens

Use mono or tripod

Macro lens / reverse lens / extension tube

Use small aperture (f8/f11/f16) - shallow dof

Small exposure (0.005 sec (1/200)

Low ISO (400)

Use a light ring / mini flash / reflector

PHOTOGRAPHER // Harold Davis

WORKSHOP EXERCISES

MACRO ABSTRACT PHOTOGRAPHY

PHOTOGRAPHER // David Gilliver

SOURCE // dailymail.co.uk

WORKSHOP EXERCISES

MICRO-SCAPES

VS LANDSCAPES

PLAN THE SHOT //

Choose the style (macro, landscape, water, light), shot framing, angle, background, colours, mood

SET UP & SHOOT //

Take multiple photos

ONTO THE COMPUTER //

Cull, post production, choose one image to show the class