Basics of Composition


  • To become familiar with a variety of compositions

  • To demonstrate, using your own camera, different strategies of creating successful photographs

  • To create a visually appealing and accurate description of a variety of compositional tips

Compositional Strategies

Step One: Due Tues.1/26 P3, Wed. 1/27 p4

  1. Find examples of the 6 of the 8 strategies, using student work from one of the web sites listed above.

  2. Put all of the images into ONE word document. Please shrink the size of the photographs to fit on one page.

  3. Label each of the 6 strategies and give credit to the student photographers.

Step Two: Due Fri. 1/29, P3 & P4

  1. After reviewing the above compositional tips, create a presentation with i-moive or prezi that explains 6 of the 8 different strategies.

  2. You must use all of your own images. All images should be great examples of the strategies.

  3. You may either narrate or write the strategies.

  4. Add music to enhance the presentation.

  5. Use your creativity to make an outstanding visual presentation.