Composition and the story


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Composition and the story

Here we are going to take a few minutes to talk about how we can use composition to create and tell interesting stories. We are in a fascinating location. We have some good train tracks and this old train bridge. We are going to explore how we can work with our camera in order to try to create or tell a story in this context. Now whenever I get the context I start to try to observe what do I have to work with. Whenever you have roads or lines or the train tracks like this and you have these interesting reading lines, I think I need to do something with that, so I start to experiment with my camera.

Now sometimes you can experiment or move your camera in a way that becomes a little bit awkwad and we have to think about the edges of our frames. zyou can cut something off, it's almost like a knife, and if there's something on the edge it's just disoriented. So we then have to reposition what we're doing to make it look a little bit more appealing, to let the viewer relax a lit...

Composition and the story
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Composition and the story provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Narrative Portraiture: Foundations of Portraiture

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