PRACTICE ASSIGNMENT: Photography Basics

Part 1: Submit your best photo that demonstrates each of the following Rules of Composition. (8 photographs)

  • Point of View
  • Rule of Thirds
  • Framing
  • Repetition
  • Angle
  • Leading Lines
  • Depth of Field
  • Lighting
Part 2: Submit 2 photographs (one vertical & one horizontal) that demonstrate the following. (4 photographs) 

  • Action
  • Reaction

 Part 3: Submit 1 photograph that demonstrates each of the following (8 total)

  • Extreme Long shot
  • Long shot
  • Medium long shot
  • Medium shot
  • Close up
  • Medium Close up
  • Big close up
  • Extreme close up

 Part 4: Submit one photo that demonstrates each of the following angles (4 total)

  • Over the shoulder
  • Point of View
  • Low Angle
  • High Angle
  • Slanted Angle

Additional Rules to Follow:

  • All your photographs must have people in them.
  • No more than 1-3 people per photograph.