The vocabulary of photography


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The vocabulary of photography

Photography looks like photography, because of its unique visual vocabulary. We can dissect and isolate these vocabulary elements to provide a consistent framework for interpreting a photo into a convincing painted result. Failure to properly eradicate an image's photographic language will result in a painting that has references to both vocabularies and weaken the final image. Knowledge of both vocabularies is essential for a satisfying result. In this video, we'll examine the visual vocabulary of photography.

Now, the first one I'm going to talk about here is sharpness, sharp detail. Particularly, if you come from a photographic background, this is your gold standard, your stock in trade. Typically, you want to portray detail in sharp focus. That's why there's so many different lenses for cameras, and good lenses, and bad lenses. The better the lens, the better the focus, and so a photographer typically works very hard to get all of this sharp focus in an image.

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The vocabulary of photography
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The vocabulary of photography provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Digital Painting: Architecture

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Design
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Photoshop Wacom
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