Framing

Andrew Reed

Andrew Reed

Andrew Reed

Andrew Reed

ASSIGNMENT:
  • Take a variety of photographs
  • Before clicking the shutter – CHECK THE CORNERS OF THE FRAME
  • Ask yourself – “Is everything I see essential to this picture?”
  • You must shoot at least 24 exposures and turn in all exposures without cropping.
PURPOSE:
  1. Learn to crop photographs to essential elements only.
  2. Become familiar with viewing and copying electronic images.
  3. Demonstrate a comprehension of file formatting, and sizing.
  4. Show that on a computer, you can create folders and copy files to a CD
GRADING:
  • Total 100 points
  • Framing to only essential items in final print = 50 points
  • Framing to essential items in all exposures = 20 points
  • Creativity in dealing with subjects = 10 points
  • Readable CD containing all images = 20 points
THE FRAME: The frame serves to do the following:

  • Defines the photograph’s edge and content
  • Isolates and creates unexpected juxtapositions
  • Dissects familiar forms and shows their unfamiliar fragment
  • Creates the shapes that surround objects
  • Begins the picture’s geometry
PRODUCT:
  • A minimum of 24 un-cropped, sequential un-altered images – Saved in a folder marked “photos.”
  • Raw or Tiff file format
  • The image that you consider best –  Size: 600 ppi min, 10 inch long dimension – Format: PSD – Name: firstnameLastname – Saved in “final” folder
  • Both “photos” and “final” folders are placed inside a “frame” folder and burned to a CD
  • CD inside 9×12 envelope

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