Color Theory in Digital Photography
During our Composition Unit students focused on contrast for a variety of projects diving deeply into color contrast. This opened up an opportunity for better understanding in Color Theory. Throughout various photographing and editing projects students explored complimentary colors, colorful vs. neutral, and warm vs. cool colors.
Dramatic High Contrast Portrait
Students explored different angles of lighting during the photographing process for this assignment. They then proceeded to connect different types of lighting with different types of tonal value contrast in relation to their mood. Using Pixlr to enhance their contrast - turn black and white - and digitally manipulate the background to create a high contrast dramatic portrait.
Digital Editing: Selecting Tools, Color and Contrast Adjustments, Brush and Fill • Composition & Design: Contrast and Rule of Thirds