Photography Project

Lighting and extreme close-up

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Using a digital camera, OR phone, please take 24 pictures.  Also, please take all your pictures in black and white mode.

Produce 6 images in which lighting plays a central, key role, in the overall composition.  Consider direct and indirect lighting in addition to natural vs. artificial light.  We will discuss and view samples of dynamic shots that depend on different lighting effects during class.  

Produce another 6 images images that illustrate effective use of extreme close-up to create a visually dynamic picture. 

When finished, please e-mail your pictures (12 total) to Mr. Zimmer at: 

Here are a few examples:

Natural light with soft shadow
creating a dynamic texture.

High contrast, natural, shadow.

Slow shutter speed, tripod, taken at night.

Contact sheet

Studio lighting and diffusion

Studio lighting and diffusion

Dramatic natural lighting

Silhouette (meter off sky)

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