How to shoot color


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How to shoot color

When you start working with color in your compositions, you will continue to do the same thing you've been doing in black and white. You'll need to be sure you have a subject in a background. You'll want to have a balanced composition, you will need to try to go for a very simple image, and you'll need to think about point-of-view. But when you're working with color, you will have an additional set of considerations on top of those. First of all, as you add color, you need to think about what weight it has in your composition, particularly in an instance like this where we've got some color accents.

Do those bits of color throw the balance of the image off? And does that balance need to be corrected with something else? Just as we've been balancing different tones against each other, different kinds of geometry against each other, balancing tone against geometry. You can balance color against any of those other things. You can mix and match them. As you add col...

How to shoot color
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How to shoot color provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Composition

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