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Secrets to Amazing Photo Composition from the Masters
Marc Silber
with Marc Silber
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Improve your ability to tell stories with your photographs by learning new compositional tools and secrets from the masters! Join Marc Silber as he demonstrates and explains over 8... READ MORE
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Secrets to Amazing Photo Composition from the Masters
lessons: 13 Course Lessons
duration: 1hr, 0min
published: 2020
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Secrets to Amazing Photo Composition from the Masters
with Marc Silber
Improve your ability to tell stories with your photographs by learning new compositional tools and secrets from the masters! Join Marc Silber as he demonstrates and explains over 80 different composition techniques that you can mix and combine in your own photography. Marc uses a series of live shooting examples, diagrams, and examinations of photographs to illustrate each tool and technique. You’re sure to come away with a new perspective on composing photographs, and an expanded visual vocabulary for communicating with your images. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)
The instructor introduces the class and discusses what will be covered in the lessons that follow.
2min, 20sec
lesson 2: Framing
Learn how to frame your subject matter using what is around your scene.
3min, 52sec
lesson 3: Geometry
Learn how to use shapes as compositional tools.
6min, 27sec
lesson 4: Punctuation Points
Punctuation in photography helps draw the viewer’s eye into the important part of the photograph.
8min, 23sec
lesson 5: The L Shape
Keying into L shapes in your surroundings can provide for a useful way to place your subject.
3min, 59sec
lesson 6: Look for Patterns
Repeating elements can be used as a powerful tool for compositional purposes.
5min, 4sec
lesson 7: Triangle Composition
A triangle is a powerful shape that has long been used as a compositional tool for all types of artists.
4min, 19sec
lesson 8: Distance to the Subject
How close or how far you are from the subject can be used as compositional elements.
3min, 34sec
lesson 9: Mood Lines: Part 1
Mood lines can help you create a feeling in your image.
7min, 28sec
lesson 10: Mood Lines: Part 2
Marc continues to explore different forms of mood lines.
4min, 51sec
lesson 11: Mood Lines: Part 3
There are so many different lines you can use to your advantage.
3min, 52sec
lesson 12: Mood Lines: Part 4
Marc wraps up his exploration of mood lines.
4min, 12sec
lesson 13: Final Tips
Marc wraps up the class with some closing tips to help you move forward.
2min, 6sec
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Marc Silber
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Marc is an author, photographer, filmmaker, and producer. He started out studying in the darkroom and learning photography at the Peninsula School in CA, and moved on to hone his skills to professional standards at the San Francisco Art Institute. Naturally—since Marc's greatest joy comes from helping others—he began teaching workshops and became renowned as an engaging and helpful speaker/coach.
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