O'Reilly logo

Digital Photo Assignments by Steve Anchell

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Assignment 17Patterns and Textures

“When I photograph, what I’m really doing is seeking answers to things.”

—Wynn Bullock

Purpose: To Identify Patterns and Textures.

For this assignment, it is recommended that you use a zoom with macro capabilities.

Part 1—Patterns

Zoom the lens all the way out to the longest focal length and walk around your home or apartment. Look for as many patterns as you can on or around the structure and fill the frame with them. Avoid anything with a point-of-interest, and allow the patterns to run off the edges.

FIGURE 17.1 Patterns exist everywhere. A diagonal pattern of window-and-blinds.

FIGURE 17.1 Patterns exist everywhere. A diagonal pattern of window-and-blinds.

FIGURE 17.2 Next to the ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required