Category 12. Shapes

Project: Circles

Before this course I had never stopped to look at all the different shapes in photography. If I saw a Ferris Wheel for example, I would know it was a circle, but I wouldn’t think about the effects of using it in composition. My first idea for a circle was the Ferris wheel on Blackpool […]

Project : Rectangles

Rectangles are yet another compositional tool to shape the way in which we approach a photo. At first when I was starting this project I assumed I would be searching for buildings or other architecture that shared this trait. However first I decided to search around the house to see what I could find. I […]

Project: Triangles

Triangles. Michael Freeman states that triangles in photography, “Are the most useful shapes…they are simple to construct or imply…do not need to be in any particular arrangement…they have the interesting combination of being both dynamic, because of the diagonals and corners, stable- provided that one side is a level base.” His photo depicturing a malaria […]