Monthly Archives: July 2013

Terry Berrett – Criticizing Photography

In this exercise I was required to look at photography from an objective perspective and critically evaluating the image. There are six category which I had to analyze: descriptive, explanatory, interpretive, ethically evaluative, aesthetically evaluative and theoretical. DESCRIPTIVE: Descriptive photographs … Continue reading

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Memorable Images

When I think of the word artwork what comes to mind are the images I saw when I went to the biennial in Venice 2007. For me the images are tied to the experience. One house that came to mind … Continue reading

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Gestalt Portrait

Gestalt is based on the psychology of how we organise our thoughts and how we view the world. Our perception is based on our knowledge and experiences. In this exercise we were asked to do a gestalt portrait referencing the … Continue reading

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Point of View

Point of view is about the position, angle, perspective, height of camera and the focal point. These factors and more contribute to the outcome of your photograph. As we move around the subject we see different things, we focus on … Continue reading

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Framing and the Rule of Thirds

The rule of thirds is about balancing and composition your image to create an aesthetically pleasing affect to your photograph. The basic principle of this concept is to break down your image to 9 equal segment, both horizontally and vertically. … Continue reading

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Line and Shape

In photography compositional device refers to the way in which a photograph has been composed creating more compelling images. Applying it correctly will draw attention and create importance to parts of the scene, or lead the viewer’s eye through the … Continue reading

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