Write a learning log that reflects on what you learned about composition. What did you learn? Do you think your photography skills improved? In what ways? If not- why not? How do you feel about your photographs overall? Did you give it your best effort? If you were grading your own photographs based on originality, creativity, and demonstration of compositional skills, what grade would you give yourself?
2. Please read the articles below (with pink hyper-links) and take Cornell notes on the articles
about key points and vocabulary.
This week you will be photographing PEOPLE. You'll start by reading some tips about portrait photography and lighting. Later in the week you will begin photographing people in a variety of poses. There are big differences between formal, posed portraits and candid, unposed photos. Please read carefully to make sure you understand the differences.
Character Portraits- capture a person's physical likeness and some
aspect of their personality.
Fashion Portrait- should be less about the person and more about their apparel.
Social Landscape- capturing a person in their natural setting.
Candid Camera- taking a persons picture without their knowledge.
Social Statement-using a person portrait to say something about society.
Digital Camera Modes
Tips for Photographing People
How to Get Shallow Depth of Field in Portraits
11 Tips for Better Candid Photos
19 Portrait Tutorials
3. Take a LOT of pictures of people. You may take pictures of your classmates. Your final presentation this week should consist of your 3 BEST posed portraits, 3 BEST candid photos, and 3 photos of very old, very young, or very dramatic and dressed up people. Be sure to follow the rules of photography that you have already learned.
Quizlet Portraiture Terms