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The Elements of Photography, 2nd Edition by Angela Faris Belt

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IMAGE © ANGELA FARIS BELT, Prism Heart, 2009.

FRAMING, BORDERS, AND MULTIPLE FRAMES

PART 1: FRAMING

PHOTOGRAPHY IS ABOUT FINDING OUT WHAT CAN HAPPEN IN THE FRAME. WHEN YOU PUT FOUR EDGES AROUND SOME FACTS, YOU CHANGE THOSE FACTS. —GARRY WINOGRAND

INTRODUCTION: FRAMING, THE FIRST PHOTOGRAPHIC ELEMENT

Once we photographers understand metering and exposure, we’re most interested in creating images that apply our technical knowledge in meaningful ways. While the traditional elements of design aid composition, there are additional aspects within the process of making photographs that require examination because this process leads to a final image ...

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