Assignment No6 | Short Film

Strive for progress not perfection” – Unknown 

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Assignment No2 | Simplification & Negative Space

With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance all things are attainable” – Thomas Fowell Buxton 

24/10/2016

A new week a new assignment. This week we were set to photograph a further 4 images however this time we would focus on including negative space and simplified images. Images with ‘negative space’ are designed to draw your eyes to the main subject of the image instead of feeling that your eyes are scattering all over it. Negative space will give the image a more natural balance which is usually why they can be more appealing. Simplification is also very similar to negative space because it too is drawing your eyes to whats necessary in the image. What you see is pretty much what you get!  Continue reading

Assignment No3 | Rule of Space

In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you” – Deepak Chopra 

31/10/2016

Today we were introduced to the ‘Rules of Good Composition’ by Mark. Although the title appears to be rules, Mark did mention that these are basic guidelines and ideas we can use in order to enhance our work and perform to the best of our ability.

INTRODUCTION – Space 

Images using the ‘rule of space’ simply use a technique to show movement, activity or a conclusion in the image. This rule is designed to draw the attention on where the object or being is going. Usually the object or being is surrounded with negative space and is heading in a line of direction that we can predict and follow. As you can see that all the rules we are learning simply connect with each other in order to form great images. Having these ‘rules’ creates interest to viewers because naturally our attention will be drawn to the subject instead of the negative space and the movement of the subject will get us to ask questions. Questions including: who? where? and why? which will give the image a background story that each viewer can make personal to them. Continue reading