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 30 IMAGES on architectural elements. You are NOT shooting an assignment of 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: Take a variety of photographs of buildings or structures. Try different angles, orientations, and perspectives. 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:
You can not take photos at night or indoors.
Like all assignments, you have to take 30 NEW PHOTOS!
YOU MUST SHOOT IN CAMERA RAW OR IN DNG. USE LIGHTROOM MOBILE FOR DNG.
TURN IN: EDIT YOUR BEST 12 PHOTOS FROM THE 30 IMAGES YOU TOOK. YOU WILL UPLOAD YOUR IMAGES TO YOUR WEBSITE AS A GALLERY.
OUT OF THE BEST 12 PHOTOS, YOU WILL SELECT YOUR TOP 5 PHOTOS. YOU WILL UPLOAD THESE 5 PHOTOS AS A SLIDESHOW IN YOUR WEBSITE.
INCLUDE A 2 PARAGRAPH REFLECTION ON THE ASSIGNMENT.