Kevin Wu

Photography
What is photography?
The art or practice of taking and processing photographs
Etymology
Sir John Herschel in a lecture at Royal Societ, London, made the word photography known to the world.

Types of photography:
-aerial
-black/white
-Colourful
-Rule of thirds
-Verticle
-Horizontal
-Special Effects
-Blur
-Censor
-Animal/infared/concert etc..
What is photography?
Photography is everywhere in our world, people can capture the most useless things but at the same time it can be unique in its own way. Photography is not only just a picture but it's a picture of something at a certain time that you will not get back, it's like a permanent capture of a moment of time.
Photographers, advertisers, artists and archetects could use photography to capture a picture so they can reuse it later. They can reuse the picture to make an advertising effect or just to remind themselves of the experiences and things they use.

Special Effect - This picture uses the horizontal line to display the horizon, although this picture does not include the rule of third it uses the middle line to display a reflection like effect
Special Effect - This picture uses the horizontal line to display the horizon, although this picture does not include the rule of third it uses the middle line to display a reflection like effect

Aerial View - This is an aerial view picture of aircrafts and land, this shows the pattern and organization. The photographer used one of the methods of photography to show a different ways to take pictures
Aerial View - This is an aerial view picture of aircrafts and land, this shows the pattern and organization. The photographer used one of the methods of photography to show a different ways to take pictures

3-D & Black/White - This picture no only displays the black and white effect but shows the 3D modern effect that photographers would like to include to there pictures. For example movies today use 3D to create another sense that provides a better feeling and effect. The 3D and Black & white display provides a realistic picture
3-D & Black/White - This picture no only displays the black and white effect but shows the 3D modern effect that photographers would like to include to there pictures. For example movies today use 3D to create another sense that provides a better feeling and effect. The 3D and Black & white display provides a realistic picture
Bubble Colour - This is a black and white picture in the background and uses the bubble to provide a colourful effect, this is like a special effect picture
Bubble Colour - This is a black and white picture in the background and uses the bubble to provide a colourful effect, this is like a special effect picture

Black/White - This picture displays the effect of black and white images. Like the videos and pictures in the 1900s this picture only consists of white and black colouring, this can show originality and creativity.
Black/White - This picture displays the effect of black and white images. Like the videos and pictures in the 1900s this picture only consists of white and black colouring, this can show originality and creativity.



Do's:
  • Take Quality Picture
  • Take more = more variety
  • Use Photoshop
  • Use proper camera equipment
  • REMEMBER to use auto flash

Don'ts:
  • Don't touch or edit photos
  • Always have the original copy
  • Don't use your camera without the safety
  • Be original
  • Don't limit the amount of pictures, take as mucjh as you can


Principle of Design

The principles of design are the building blocks used to create a work of art.
-Balance
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-Contrast
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-Repitition
-Variety
-Size + Proportion
-Unity
-Harmorny
-Gradation
-Alignment
-Dominance

Camera Angles
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There are different kinds of Shot Lengths:
extremelongshot
extremelongshot
mediumshot
mediumshot



longshot
longshot

extreme closeup
extreme closeup





closeup
closeup

eyelevel
eyelevel

Over The Shoulder
Over The Shoulder

highangle
highangle

Dutch Angle
Dutch Angle

Birds Eye View
Birds Eye View






Low Angle
Low Angle
















Different Lighting-Back Lighting-Top Heavy Lighting
-Full Frontal Lighting
-All Around Lighting-Dusk or Dawn/Sunset Sunrises
Different Types of Lighting
Different Types of Lighting