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LIGHT & SHADOW and LINES & SHAPES EXAMPLES
CONVERTING COLOR IMAGES TO BLACK AND WHITE

Advanced Photography: Light & Shadow, Lines & Shapes


•Use your knowledge of light and composition to create two AMAZING photos that use LIGHT & SHADOW and LINES & SHAPES.

•This assignment is all about seeing light and composition. Light can make even the most mundane scene look interesting. Look for the interplay of light and shadow that creates beautiful images consisting of lines, shadows and shapes. Go beyond shooting the obvious, use your skills to create some amazing photos!

•Shoot a minimum of 30 photos as you search for interesting compositions.

•Remember to fill the frame with your subjects…. get closer.  Use interesting compositions and light in your images.  Vary your stance, up high, down low, close, wide…. try for variety….

•Using Photo Mechanic, edit your images down to your two favorites.

•Do a screengrab of your shoot and submit it as a "proof sheet" with your submitted photos.

•Convert your images to black and white in Photoshop. (WATCH THIS VIDEO SEE HOW TO CONVERT TO B&W)

•Put your images on a Photoshop slide background:
for horizontals: 1024px wide x 768px tall x 72 pixels/inch
for verticals: 768px wide x 1024px tall x 72 pixels/inch

•When you submit your images, you will name your photos like this: 
P#lastname_lightshapes1
P#lastname_lightshapes2
p#lastname_lightshapes3 (this is your proof sheet)

•Have some fun with this, make creative, inventive, interpretive photos that display your skills!