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Photography: Framing, Vantage, Selective Focus This lesson starts off with a discussion of framing and the options it provides to a photographer. Vantage and selective focus are also covered in depth in the later sections of the lesson. Learn how proper framing has many similarities to techniques and terms used in the film industry. Organization, impact, and form all result from using frames in different ways. You will learn how using different vantage points a photographer can emphasize different subjects and create different types of contrast and fields of view. Concluding this lesson is an in depth discussion and explanation of how selective focus can create results that are pleasing to the eye and how to manipulate the attention of your audience. Fast paced and packed with information, this subject is a must for any photographer who is serious about understanding and using the principals of good photographic design. This lesson is excerpted from the DVD, Learn Photographic Design, which is an excellent resource for those looking to learn how to take great photos. This is a segment cut from the DVD and includes chapters 3, 4 and 5 (covering Framing, Vantage Point, & Selective Focus). MORE PHOTOGRAHY INFORMATION: Brian Ratty, internationally known photographer, educator and founder of a multi-million-dollar communications company, hosts and writes many instructional DVDs, videos and audio programs on photography. Over the past twenty five years, he and his staff of writers and photographers have completed thousands of professional assignments around the world. Mr. Ratty is a graduate of Brooks Institute of Photography and holds an honorary Master of Science degree.
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