Choose a favorite object from around your home or office—something meaningful like a piece of jewelry or a favorite childhood toy, or as mundane as a stapler or a fork. Vary your backdrop material and feel free to include other items. Work through the suggested compositional prompts as the instructor suggests them.
- At the end of the last chapter,…I included a video called The Nuts and Bolts of Aesthetics,…and I demonstrated nine important concepts of aesthetics,…using three rusty bolts, and a handful of shiny steel nuts.…And guess what?…It's time for you to give both these concepts…and your scanner a little test drive,…and the instructions are simple.…Start by grabbing a subject,…it could be like a smallish, favorite thing,…from off a shelf or inside a drawer,…or something from out in the yard.…
Or it could be something meaningful…like a favorite watch,…or something as mundane as a stapler.…It's your call entirely.…I'm going with a little jester head…that I picked up at a thrift store a while back,…and this little fellow, he debuted…in one of my photo books, whole bunch of years ago,…and he also shows up in my photography course…that's available right here.…Okay, next, grab some visual filler…that you can use along with your main subject.…And in choosing this stuff,…think along the lines of something plentiful,…like confetti, or grains of rice, paperclips, whatever.…
- Working with scanning equipment
- Scanning resolution and cropping
- Advanced digital treatments of scans
- Building a creature with a scanner
- Creating a collage with a scanner
- Scanning botanical specimens from your yard
- Creating a GIF using your scanner
- Processing film negatives with a scanner
- Professional uses for scanography
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Scanning Techniques for Photography Art and Designwith Taz Tally6h 53m Intermediate
Introduction to scanography1m 55s
1. Getting Started Scanning
2. Using Your Scanner to Create Art
3. Advanced Compositions with Scanning
4. Sharing Your Work
Where to go from here3m 8s
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