Mike Rankin reviews common composition terms and principles in photography that you need to know for the Photoshop ACA exam. These include aspect ratio, the rule of thirds, cropping, foreground, background, tone, contrast, depth of field, field of view, color temperature, and white balance.
- [Instructor] In this movie we'll consider … some common composition terms and principles in photography … that you need to know for the ACA exam. … The first one is aspect ratio. … This is simply the ratio of the width to the height … of an image. … Note that the width number comes first. … So you know that a 16 by nine image … is wider than it is tall. … And aspect ratio is also used in the same way … to indicate the ratio of the width and height of screens. … The rule of thirds is a well known composition technique … where the photographer images a three by three grid … on top of an image. … Dividing the image into thirds both horizontally … and vertically so there are nine distinct areas … and four precise points where the grid lines intersect. … And the idea is to place points of interest … where the grid lines intersect … to make an effective composition. … The rule of thirds is also used by designers … when cropping images. … Cropping simply means to remove some parts of an image …
- Benefits of ACA certification
- Creating a study plan
- Planning a project
- Identifying design elements such as typography
- Using layers and masks
- Using brushes, shapes, and patterns
- Drawing and painting
- Transforming graphical elements
- Preparing images for print and web
Skill Level Beginner
Photoshop CC 2019 New Featureswith Deke McClelland1h 48m Intermediate
1. Become an Adobe Certified Associate
2. Create a Personal Study Plan
3. Exam Objectives: Working in the Design Industry
4. Exam Objectives: Project Setup and Interface
5. Exam Objectives: Organizing Documents
6. Exam Objectives: Creating and Modifying Visual Elements
7. Exam Objectives: Publishing Digital Media
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