Assignment 2** Painting with Light

The Ravens Retreat 02nd December 2019 This assignment is a trial and error process in taking a photograph of a person. This can be a hard lesson for students who don’t see the many unsuccessful attempts that are behind the successful picture, the photos that almost expressed what the photographer had in mind, where the... Continue Reading →

Exercise 2.9 A night portrait

04th November 2019 Make a full-length figure portrait, like the one below, which was exposed for about 7 minutes. But also use flash, high ISO and street lights, aim to create three finished night photographs, although you'll need to make many more exposures that that to ensure success.OCA Foundation in photography Course folder pg82 I... Continue Reading →

Exercise 2.11 Split contrast

17th November 2019 Split contrast is another darkroom technique that's much easier to achieve in the digital domain. Use it to add drama to your pictures or to correct problems in exposure, for example an over-exposed sky above a correctly exposed landscape. You'll need a good image editing programme like Photoshop to do advanced work... Continue Reading →

Assignment 2* Painting with Light

05th November 2019 This assignment is a trial and error process in taking a photograph of a person. This can be a hard lesson for students who don’t see the many unsuccessful attempts that are behind the successful picture, the photos that almost expressed what the photographer had in mind, where the light. was almost... Continue Reading →

Exercise 2.10 Dodging and Burning

These techniques are useful because they allow you to subtly improve the lighting and shadows in a picture. In extreme cases dodging and burning can be used to totally rebalance a composition and remove unwanted distractions by darkening them to black.Tip ... Dodging and burning (and all manipulations) need to be done in such a... Continue Reading →

Exercise 2.6 Near and far

19th October 2019 This exercise is about depth in the frame. Now you understand depth of field, you can use deep focus to photograph a figure in an environment, combining portrait with landscape and emphasising the sense of space.Aim to shoot a conclusive series of full-length and head-and-shoulders portraits using a foreground figure or face... Continue Reading →

Exercise 1.8 Bracketing Exposure

21st August 2019 For this exercise we were to take a series of five photographs of the same subject at different exposures. After the initial image was taken we were too: Exercise 1.8 Bracketing Exposure OCA Foundations in Photography coursework folder pg46 I actually really enjoyed this exercise, and because I was ‘physically doing’ the... Continue Reading →

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