CTCS_190 Sept 21

CTCS_190 Sept 21 - Composition 19:26...

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Composition 19:26 – the specific function of the director -- Add depth -- Composition refers to how the elements of an image are arranged.  -- Look for ways to give the center of interest in your pictures the most visual  attention. 1.  Framing  – puts the pictures together                   - adds unity                   - directs the eyes -- All art is boundary, so we can’t include anything.  -- We select them, and order them. a. Aspect ratios classical 4:3 (1.33:1)/widescreen 5.5:3 (1.85:1)/7.05:3 (2.35:1) b. Aesthetic considerations – psychological effect -- As you frame the shot, question everything in the shot and where it's  positioned in the frame. Is everything in the frame there for a reason? Will the  logo on the back wall be visible to viewers? If you have more than one  subject, do their positions in the shot support the scene? -- The aesthetic framing of the shot can be as important as properly adjusting  the camera. For example, a wide, expansive shot might be appropriate if you  are showing a specific location, but isn't appropriate if you are trying to  establish an intimate one-on-one talk with the audience. Framing the subject 
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