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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).


Tips:

•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_color1

p#yourlastname_color2
p#yourlastname_color3 (this is your proof sheet)