Action Photos

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  • What compositional rules did you apply?
    I used the compositional rule of space. This is because I left some space in front of Nina which shows she is juming into something or racing to get somewhere.
  • What story/message/mood are you trying to convey through your photographs?
    The mood I’m trying to convey through this photo is excitement for something. This is because you can see in Nina’s stance in the first and second photo, her posture shows happiness or excitement. The story I want to show is that shes bursting into the future with excitement
  • What do you think are the 3 most important elements in creating the action photograph? (arrangement of objects, foreground vs. background, light and shadow, perspective, proportion etc.)
    I think that the three most important elements in taking an action photograph is firstly the placement of objects. This is because most action photos should be taken from the side because if it is taken straight on, then you can’t see the action taking place. Secondly, the perspective is a very important aspect of action photos. This is because the perspective which the photo is taken from can convey different stories. For example, if it is taken with the camera below the person, it shows power, however, if it is taken above the person, it shows weakness. Lastly, the position of the subject adds really well to making a good abstract photo. This is because the way someone’s hair is, or feet are positioned, can make a photo have a lot more depth.

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  • What compositional rules did you apply?
    I applied the composition rule of space because I left a lot of empty space to the right of Nina which shows she is trying to skip either away or towards something.
  • What story/message/mood are you trying to convey through your photographs?
    The story I’m trying to convey is that Nina is jokingly running away from something. This is because she doesn’t have a scared look on her face, but a more fun look. Her body posture and the way her hair is flying shows happiness instead of fear.
  • What do you think are the 3 most important elements in creating the abstract photograph? (arrangement of objects, foreground vs. background, light and shadow, perspective, proportion etc.)
    I think that the three most important elements in taking an action photograph is firstly the placement of objects. This is because most action photos should be taken from the side because if it is taken straight on, then you can’t see the action taking place. Secondly, the perspective is a very important aspect of action photos. This is because the perspective which the photo is taken from can convey different stories. For example, if it is taken with the camera below the person, it shows power, however, if it is taken above the person, it shows weakness. Lastly, the position of the subject adds really well to making a good abstract photo. This is because the way someone’s hair is, or feet are positioned, can make a photo have a lot more depth.

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  • What compositional rules did you apply?
    I did not apply any specific rule of constitution, but just a mixture of different ones. The rule of space is visible because Nina is sort of walking into empty space. The rule of thirds is being broken in this photo because Nina is smack in the middle, and not on any certain line or box. Lastly, there is a bit of the verticle and horizontal rule because Nina is the verticle object in this photo. And the wooden ground to the green plants to the sky shows the horizontal lines.
  • What story/message/mood are you trying to convey through your photographs?
    The mood I’m trying to convey is kind of a bored look. This is because there is nothing really special going on in the photo, and Nina is just walking from one place to the other. Also, her stance doesn’t look like shes especially excited or thrilled about something, but instead just having a normal, almost boring day. I also think the black and white part of this photograph is very interesting because the color relates to the overall mood of the picture.
  • What do you think are the 3 most important elements in creating the abstract photograph? (arrangement of objects, foreground vs. background, light and shadow, perspective, proportion etc.)
    I think that the three most important elements in taking an action photograph is firstly the placement of objects. This is because most action photos should be taken from the side because if it is taken straight on, then you can’t see the action taking place. Secondly, the perspective is a very important aspect of action photos. This is because the perspective which the photo is taken from can convey different stories. For example, if it is taken with the camera below the person, it shows power, however, if it is taken above the person, it shows weakness. Lastly, the position of the subject adds really well to making a good abstract photo. This is because the way someone’s hair is, or feet are positioned, can make a photo have a lot more depth.

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