Monday, December 21, 2015

Create > Forced Perspective Photographs

Create > Forced Perspective Photographs

Goal: Create two effective images that exploit the illusion of forced perspective

Studio Activity:
Intentionally change the perspective of the photo by placing a small item close to the camera and a large item further away behind it.  Utilize a deep depth-of-field so make sure that your foreground and background remain in focus.  Work in aperture priority mode if possible.

Trigger Mechanisms: Creativity, Illusion, Depth-of-field

Visual Examples:
Forced Perspective on Pinterest >
17 Forced Perspective Examples >
40 Forced perspective examples >

Generalize, Reflect & Publish:
Instructional Strategy
  • Evaluate the results
Learning Activity
Reflect > Should I go back and rework anything?
  • How did you combine art elements (line, color, shape, texture, value)  to develop art principles? (Unity/variety, balance, emphasis contrast, rhythm, proportion/scale, figure/ground relationship)
  • Where are the dominant shapes, forms, colors, or textures that carry expressive significance?
  • Why Is the work ordered and balanced or chaotic and disturbing?
  • What gives the work its uniqueness?
  • Is symbolism used in the work to convey meaning other than what one sees?
  • Does the work evoke any feelings?

Instructional Strategy
  • Providing Recognition
Learning Activity
Publish > Share your album to our G+Community > Concepts & Creations category
Display > Add your photos to the Event

Instructional Strategy
  • Providing Feedback
Learning Activity
Critique >
  • Give positive feedback > +1 every image that deserves it
  • Give peer feedback > Give 2 peer images a VTS critique >
Self-assess >