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Cropping & Compositional Techniques

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  • Q1
    Photographers plan what they want IN their photo but also what they want to leave ________ of their photo.
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    Out
    120s
  • Q2
    The word “crop” in photography means:
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    To grow or produce
    To cut off unwanted parts of the photo.
    120s
  • Q3
    Here is an illustration of 3 different types of camera shots cropping the subject in different ways. In a WIDE shot:
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    One part of the subject (example: face) fills the entire shot.
    The entire subject is shown and usually some background too.
    The subject fills the entire shot.
    120s
  • Q4
    Here is an illustration of 3 different types of camera shots cropping the subject in different ways. In a CLOSE UP:
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    The subject fills the entire composition.
    One part of the subject (example: face) fills the entire composition.
    The entire subject is shown and usually some background.
    120s
  • Q5
    Here is an illustration of 3 different types of camera shots cropping the subject in different ways. In a MEDIUM shot:
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    The entire subject is shown and sometimes some background too.
    One part of the subject (example: face) fills the entire composition.
    The subject fills the entire composition.
    120s
  • Q6
    In photography, composition is:
    A notebook.
    The way objects are arranged or "composed" in the photography.
    120s
  • Q7
    A "technique" (pronounced TECK-NEEK) is:
    A certain skill, style, or way of doing something.
    Another word for technology.
    120s
  • Q8
    "Compositional technique" means:
    The skill of composing a photograph or artwork in a way that is pleasing to our eyes.
    Making a photograph with technology.
    120s
  • Q9
    One compositional technique is called ________________________, in which you use lines to draw the viewer's eyes to the subject.
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    Framing
    Rule of Thirds
    Leading lines
    120s
  • Q10
    One compositional technique is called _________________, in which you use objects in the composition to frame the main subject.
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    Leading lines
    Framing
    Rule of Thirds
    120s
  • Q11
    One compositional technique is called _______________, in which you split the composition into thirds vertically & horizontally (like a tic-tac-toe board) and place your main subject on one of the four intersections (notice the white points on the photo).
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    Framing
    Leading Lines
    Rule of Thirds
    120s
  • Q12
    The purpose of the rule of thirds is to move the ____________'s eye all around the composition.
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    Viewer
    Subject
    120s
  • Q13
    Does this photograph use the Rule of Thirds? (imagine the grid on top)
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    Yes
    No
    120s
  • Q14
    Does this photograph use the Rule of Thirds?
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    Yes
    No
    120s
  • Q15
    This photograph strongly represents which compositional technique?
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    Leading lines
    Rule of Thirds
    Framing
    120s

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