Exercise 4.7 Photomontage

Juxtaposition in photography can be as simple as placing two photographs side by side. But juxtaposition can also be said to happen within the frame in still life when objects are purposely placed together. In photomontage, rougher and often amusing juxtapositions result from sticking bits of pictures together. Have a look at the work of…Read more »

Exercise 4.5 Layers

Most imagery contains layers of some kind: subject and background, f/g m/g and b/g, for example. In this exercise you’ll experiment with ways of making layered imagery in your camera and in the following exercise, you’ll experiment with using image layers in Photoshop. Look out of a window from inside and make a photograph that…Read more »

Exercise 4.4 Patchwork

Make a series of photographs of textures and colors, objects, and forms. These can be close or wide shots of essential things like clothes, bricks, bark, grass, sky, etc. Try to render everything ‘abstract’ or not entirely recognizable by altering your viewpoint. Reduce the file size of the images. • Save As…JPEG • Image Size…Read more »

Exercise 4.1 Fragments

 Brief: In this first exercise, you’ll use fragments of still life images to create a combined design. • Arrange a still life set-up that includes a background (preferably an ironed white or black sheet) and three distinct objects. It would be helpful if at least one object was sized at least 0.5m or you’ll be photographing…Read more »