photography /noun/ -
the art or process of producing images
by the action of radiant energy and especially light
on a sensitive surface (as film or an optical sensor)
Notes on Photography
Photography is a science and an art, involving the synergy of technology and human intuition and intelligence.
The camera is the tool by which photographers are able to control and express light in the form of images.
Photography documents and communicates.
We live in a visual culture: our visual literacy and ability to communicate via photography is ever more important.
What makes a strong photograph?
1) Composition - the visual structure of the image, including the Rule of Thirds - understanding your focal point + playing with balance within the frame
2) Color + Contrast
Aspects of Photography - Aperture, Shutter Speed + ISO
Apps for Post-Production Processing via Phone + Additional Resources:
Tips for a Strong Instagram Feed (Personal or Professional):
1) Consistency - post regularly, and with consistency of creativity and content
2) Variety - different visual perspectives and post goals (such as promoting, connecting, personal, etc.) create a sense of texture in your feed
3) Relevancy - only post what will truly connect you with your audience
Awesome IG feeds:
"Photography is an art of observation. It has little to do with the things you see
and everything to do with the way you see them."
-- Elliot Erwitt
"Of course, it's all luck."
-- Henri Cartier-Bresson