Architectural elements are the unique details and component parts that together, form the architectural style of houses, buildings and structures.
INTRODUCTION: You are to shoot a roll on architectural elements. You are NOT shooting a roll on buildings or cityscapes. What defines an architectural element? Stairs, arches, frames, windows, doors, balconies, façade, columns, etc… Think of abstract. Get close. Don’t be afraid to fill the frame. I am not interested in seeing the entire building, but what you see unique about the building.
OBJECTIVES: Elements of Art : Line, Shape, Texture Design Principles : Contrast, Emphasis, Pattern, Rhythm Get in close. Pay attention to the different architectural elements that are part of your building or structure. Look for individual elements.
WHAT TO DO: Shoot a variety of elements. Keep in mind your elements of art and design principles. Get in close. Fill the frame.
WHAT TO turn in:Turn in ONE roll of 36 exposures.
Make contact sheet and discuss them with other students and teacher. Bounce around some ideas. When you turn in your contact sheets make sure you have selected a minimum of 5 images.