TAG: Michael Freeman

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Placing a Subject in an Image

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Yes, there is a difference between placing things and framing them, even though they are inseparably linked. Placement assumes two things, both quite common. One is that there is a subject that is concrete—a single, identifiable unit, rather than a concept, pattern, or some overall generality. A person, perhaps a structure, or a tight group…

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Capturing Light: Raking Light

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RAKING LIGHT – Façades Light can be a collaboration between the sun and the surface, and the idea of raking light is when the source is sharp and pinpoint (like the sun on a clear day) and glancing across a surface that has some kind of delicate relief. When we come to bas-reliefs on below,…

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November – December Photo Contest
Theme: Capturing the Moment

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To enter Focal Press’s November – December Photo Contest, please click here. Theme:  Capturing the Moment Inspired by the book: Capturing the Moment Guest Judge – Michael Freeman Prizes: Grand Jury Winner: –          A copy of the book Capturing the Moment –          $200 worth of Focal Press books of your choice! Two Runner Ups –         …

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Capturing the Moment – 3 Styles of Camerawork: The Marksman

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In the kind of photography that works on timelines, there are basically three different strategies for catching the moment. These are divided as much by personality as by task. I call them Fireman, Builder, and Marksman. Why personality and task? Because these three working methods each definitely appeal to different personalities, but at the same…

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Capturing the Moment – 3 Styles of Camerawork: The Builder

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In the kind of photography that works on timelines, there are basically three different strategies for catching the moment. These are divided as much by personality as by task. I call them Fireman, Builder, and Marksman. Why personality and task? Because these three working methods each definitely appeal to different personalities, but at the same…

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Capturing the Moment – 3 Styles of Camerawork: The Fireman

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In the kind of photography that works on timelines, there are basically three different strategies for catching the moment. These are divided as much by personality as by task. I call them Fireman, Builder, and Marksman. Why personality and task? Because these three working methods each definitely appeal to different personalities, but at the same…

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