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Unusual Perspective Assignment
Shooting from an "unusual perspective" is one of the techniques you can use to make your images more interesting. This assignment is all about using a fun, creative approach; a way to explore taking photos from a different vantage point.
WHAT TO DO
PICK A COUPLE OF SUBJECTS AND TAKE 30 PHOTOS USING TWO OF THESE THREE OPTIONS:
•photograph something from a low/close perspective
•photograph something from
from a high perspective
•photograph something from a "forced" perspective
•Fill the frame with the subject
•For the "close & low" perspective, get close to your subject.
•Look at the edges of your frames, not just the center, watch out for distracting backgrounds or objects "growing" out of subject's heads...
•For your low shot, you may need to put your camera on the ground.
•For the high shot, you may need to climb on steps, or a ladder.
•DO NOT PUT YOUR HEALTH AND SAFETY AT RISK FOR YOUR HIGH SHOT!
•USE YOUR NOGGIN -WE WANT YOU TO COMPLETE THIS ASSIGNMENT WHOLE IN BOTH BODY AND MIND....!
SUBMITTING YOUR PHOTOS
Pick out your two favorite photos that demonstrate TWO of the three options (low•high•forced persp.)
•Correct the tonal values of the images using levels or curves
•PUT TWO YOUR IMAGES ON PHOTOSHOP BACKGROUNDS.
•INCLUDE YOUR NAME, PERSPECTIVE & PERIOD ON THE BACKGROUND
•Turn in 2 Images and a 30-image proofsheet showing images shot from two of the three unusual perspectives.
SAVE YOUR IMAGES AS:
p#lastname_persp3 (this is your proofsheet)
•Save your images in the correct period# perspectives folder in the Google Classroom photo server.
Things to photograph: People (portraits are great for this) animals, buildings, nature, just about anything!