EMF 221.001 Week 4
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Date Created: 09/18/15
EMF 221001 Week 4 Composing the Frame cont The Golden Mean aka The Golden Ratio Refers to the proportion 11618 Creates aesthetically pleasing images 1 0618 The Golden Spiral Way to frame a shot Logarithmic spiral gets wider by a factor of phi with every turn outward 1 point perspective Ex 1 s Exploits the quotvanishing pointquot It is the focus in on a single character Creates 3D depth Bokeh our eyes see character but nature is blurry which draws our eyes to the background time consuming expensive highly stylized not all audiences like extra space allowed to balance direction subject is looking suggests implied movement if subject is moving the distance between subject and frame used to balance momentum of moving creates wholeness space between top of head and frame Law of Proximity By arranging objects closer audience assumes that they attract each other and belong together Close proximity implies connection far spacing implies emotional distance Reproducing the Frame surface onto which image is re ected device that allows more or less light into camera Films 24 framess are captured creating the illusion of movement CMOS active pixel sensor APS image sensor that determines how much light comes through onto plane distance between lens and image sensor focal length affects perception Can create a wide shot normal shot or telephoto longer focal length which gives a narrow eld of view and magni ed image while the camera is at a xed length allows more or less light smaller F stop number more light Larger F stop number less light used to focus audience to where you want them to see parts of image that are in focus distance in frontbehind subject that is in focus Sensitivity quotlSOquot resolution quality Sensitivity of medium to light Film is most sensitive medium to light the amount of an image that is sharp clear sharpnessclarity In fim of grains Larger grains less sensitive to light more noise refers to texture of grains introduced to image so image is not as clear Smaller grains more sensitive to light less noise so image is clearer ISO 100 or a low number ISO 6400 or 12000 a high number Grains are small grains are large image becomes full of little dots Resolution horizontal pixels x vertical pixels will give you the number of megapixels the number of picture receptors So an image reproduced with 24 million pixels will be clearer truer to real life than an image reproduced with 12 million pixels Sampling Analog reproduction introduces generational loss of quality ea Copy loses more quality better at reproducing sound Digital reproduction involves sampling so it takes samples of real sound 60 timess but does not faithfully record reality no loss of quality even after many copies Single Lens Re ex Camera SLR Camera Used for digital and lm Image re ected by mirror to view nder v Digital SLR Camera DLSR Affordable Recording time limited to 29 minutes due to overheating Not good for audio
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