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Dominant Color Assignment
Final Product: Turn in 2 unique images, and a proof sheet, that are shot emphasizing a dominant single color
•You must shoot at least 40 images…
What to do:
Look for objects, walls, clothes, shapes, fruit and vegetables, nature, flowers, cars, paint, anything with A LOT of a SINGLE color. Fill the frame with it and try to isolate a single color. To make your images more interesting, include an object or compositional technique that guides and holds the viewers eye (see examples below).
•Turn off the camera’s flash.
•GO OUTSIDE! Or at least near a very bright window (color stands out more with bright light, which is difficult to find indoors).
•Set camera to ISO 100 or 200 for bright outdoor light.
Things to photograph: Color! Color! Color!
•Edit your photos using Photo Mechanic color keys selection process.
•Pick your two favorites.
•After you have chosen your two favorite images:
•Crop them in Photoshop for the best composition.
•Correct the tonality of the photos using either:
Levels (L) or Curves (M).
•Save your images as:
p#yourlastname_color3 (this is your proof sheet)