Blocking Diagrams

In this exercise I have sketched a blocking-plot using a blocking-diagrams that I have taken from the movie ‘The Stranger’ Directed by and starring Orson Welles.  I this scene a character (the visitor) is looking for the character of Orson Welles (Charles Rankin) he knocks of the door and is invited in my Mary, Rankin’s … More Blocking Diagrams

Viewing – The Golden Section / Rule of Thirds.

I always try to keep the rule-of-thirds in mind when ever I am photographing and I believe these examples from my first assignment can demonstrate this.   In this composition I put the main subject fairly central to the picture then zoomed out to a more golden-section style composition. This I think makes for a … More Viewing – The Golden Section / Rule of Thirds.

Exercise – Experimenting with lighting design (Bracketing)

In this exercise I have used a method known as bracketing in which three exposures of the same subject are made.  ideally the subject should not move and the camera must be mounted on a tripod.  The first exposure is made at the camera’s / light-meter’s recommended setting then another exposure over-exposed by 1-3 stops … More Exercise – Experimenting with lighting design (Bracketing)