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Principles of Design
Tree And Reflection In Foggy Field At Sunrise
The first Principle of Design to be showcased in this project is Balance. Balance in photography is meant to show how the colors, objects, shapes, really anything in the picture are equal. This photo is a great example because the tree on land is definitely shown to be equal to the trees reflection in water. Same thing with the sand or grass underneath the tree. This photo is almost a dictionary definition of an example of balance.
: Chad Baker
: Single Red Lamp On A Shelf
The second Principle of Design that is showcased in this project is contrast. When I think of contrast I either think of Photo Editing, or something that brings a new level to the photograph, almost something different compared to the rest of the photograph. This photo from Getty is a great example of contrast. It is an excellent example because while most of the lamps are off, the one in the middle is on. The lamp brings something different to the image and makes it stick out. When I think of contrast I think of the quote "In a world of cheerios, be a fruit loop."
: Chris Stein
: Late Clockhead Businessman
The third Principle of Design is Emphasis. According to ArtLex, Emphasis means "something singled out,
, or drawn
to" This photo, in my opinion, is a great example of emphasis. I feel that the emphasis in this photo is on time. Time is clearly being stressed in the photo. It is stressed by firstly, the businessman pointing to his watch, and more obviously, the mans head is in the form of a clock.
Man On Beach Jumping For Frisbee
The fourth Principle of Design is movement. Movement is pretty self explanatory, the photo has to show movement, arms flailing, jumping, things along those lines. This photo is a good example because the man is jumping in the air, moving to catch the frisbee probably, and the arms are up, in all his body is shoving movement, the photo just couldn't have been taken by him standing still.
The fifth Principle of Design is pattern. Pattern is pretty obvious, and didn't need much research. This is a good example of pattern because cheetah print is a pattern. While searching Getty for pattern pictures, nothing really amazed me, it was all very plain, so even though this picture isn't just straight pattern, I feel like it was a creative way to take a bland picture and switch it with a more realistic picture. The pattern is of course the spots on the cheetahs, while some are bigger than the others it is still a common theme.
: Night Street
The sixth Principle of Design is Rhythm. Rhythm and pattern are pretty much the same thing. The only difference I can think of is maybe a change in perspective. My photo is a good example of rhythm. The main example of Rhythm in this photo are the white signs that seem to cascade on into infinity. They are endless, but they all have a rhythm, the perspective changes from the signs being unclose to the point where you can't see them at all.
: Tim Robberts
: Flock Of Birds In Formation Flying Above Sea
The seventh and final Principle of Design is Unity. Unity I know means "together" or "as one". Sadly, ArtLex had nothing on unity. Without the extra information I used my prior knowledge and came to the conclusion that this would be a good picture for Unity. While I believe that this picture is extremely fake, the odds of birds coming together and forming a big bird are slim to none, this still symbolizes like a coming together of the birds, they have unity and look like one.
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