Balfour Photography 2013 - Planning and Composition

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2. START HERE White balance your camera BEFOREAFTER 3. Photo planningAsk readers what they want Conduct surveys, interviews and focus groups Uncover ways to work their ideas into the bookTell both individual and collective stories One-of-a-kind experiences Common activities and eventsBrainstorm fresh angles and new ideas Discover new angles to repeated stories Add stories that have not appeared in the book 4. The Graphic OrganizerCover PEOPLE & GROUPS OF PEOPLE involved with event. 5. The 2nd Graphic OrganizerPerson by person, or group by group,write down everything they do 6. Find yourfocus Plan photo coverage Schedule interviews 7. Make sure to cover thingsand immediately after the eventthat happen before the event, during the event, 8. Using a red marker, circle activities that would make great photos 9. BEFORE 10. BEFORE 11. BEFORE 12. DURING 13. AFTER 14. AFTER 15. AFTER 16. organizingcontent on a spread 17. Full Cast NumberTransformation Crew Chorus-- speaking Leadsparts 18. plan photocoverage dominantsecondary secondary Shape:Shape:Shape: # of subjects:# of subjects:# of subjects: Special techniques: Special techniques: Special techniques: Suggested content:Suggested content:Suggested content: 19. plan photopackages WHY? Packages include more students in the book. 20. Vary the number of people in photos on the spread 36 TOTAL 65 Full Cast Number21 3 5Transformation 2 4 1 CrewChorus-- speaking parts Leads 12 21 1 21. reflection one person 22. nclude more people in your book by varying the numberof subjects in the photos. 23. relationship two people 24. Photos feature two people often show relationships 25. interaction three people 26. Photos with THREE people show camaraderie 27. action four or more people 28. Small groups show cooperation and/or interaction 29. Larger group shots give & overview & perspective 30. Anticipate the moment. 31. Find a different angle. 32. Use rule of thirds. 33. Use leading lines. 34. Fill the frame.If your photos arent good enough, youre not close enough.--Frank Capa 35. Look for dramatic lighting. 36. Include establishing shots. 37. Use framing. 38. Look for repetition. 39. Stop the action. Keep the ball in the shot. 40. Look for emotion. 41. Use the aperture to give a strongcenter of focus. 42. Lets look at more great shots. See if you can identify the photocomposition techniques 43. Special ThanksKiski High Schools photographers& adviser Paul FantaskiLegacy High Schools photographers& adviser Leland MallettMcKinney High Schools photographers& adviser Lori OglesbeeShawnee Mission Norths photographers& adviser Becky Tate 44. llas, rbooks, DaBalfour Yea e created by e or alter thoint presen tation wasful to remov. It is unlawrketingThis PowerP ational purposes onlyrbooks Ma d uc ission of Balfour Yea dge, EducationTexas, for eout the perm on, contact Judi Coolio withBalfour logmore inform ati Department. Foralfour.com.t judi.coolidge@b Specialist a