Composing for the emotional style


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Composing for the emotional style

As we continue looking at two different ways of approaching the creation of an image, let's take a look at the emotional approach. This approach gets the viewer to respond more to an emotion first, rather than the graphic elements. This could happen by the image conveying a feel for a time, a place, or some type of memory. In this image, the setting or environment helps create the emotional response to the coffee. So this was an image I saw in my head probably a month before I took this photograph.

I was sitting on this bench, 8 o'clock in the morning, the sun was coming through the trees, capturing the steam coming out of the coffee cup, and I thought, wow, that's going to be a great photo. So I came back a month later and shot this. So this is completely created by a memory that I had. In these next examples, we're responding to both the storytelling combined with our senses of taste, smell, and hearing. So taste, we taste the chocolates. Smell, we can smell the coffee. And ...

Composing for the emotional style
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