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LEVITATION: (from Latin levitas "lightness") is the process by which an object is held aloft, without mechanical support, in a stable position.
LEVITATION PHOTOS SERIES: Produce at least two images that create the appearance of levitation. These are not "jump" photos, the subject must appear posed and relaxed. TRY A VARIETY OF LOCATIONS AND POSES FOR THE BEST EFFECT. IF IT ISN'T GREAT THE FIRST TIME, KEEP TRYING UNTIL IT IS :)
WHAT TO DO:
STEP 1. Watch: "HOW TO DO LEVITATION PHOTOGRAPHY" video that explains a simple way to create a "levitation" or "floating" subject photo. I realize that the video's production values are not great, but that's not the point. He gives a good, BRIEF, summary of how to create a levitation photo. You're watching for content, not for aesthetics...
STEP 1a. Watch: Levitation Photography Tutorial -Tips On How To Shoot and Edit
STEP 2. Read: this article: Levitation Photography -7 Tips For Getting a Great Image
STEP 3. Look: at this website: https://www.hongkiat.com/blog/levitation-photography/
with 65 examples & tutorials get inspired to produce levitation images of your own.
STEP 3a. Look: the levitation photos examples below...
STEP 4: Shoot: Using a tripod, FIRST, shoot an image of the "background." Then, without moving the tripod, shoot a second image of the background and your model. (If shooting an image of yourself, then use the camera's self-timer...)
STEP 5: Edit: Use Photoshop to combine your two images, align the two layers, then use the eraser tool to erase the stool, or bench or table, that is supporting your model to make your subject look as if they are levitating. You may need to use the clone samp tool to correct some flaws...
STEP 6: SUBMIT: Submit at least TWO LEVITATION photos & your proof sheet in the Google Classroom for this assignment.
This photo is an illustration of how you would shoot an image to create the appearance of LEVITATION.