The two pictures used in this workshop were taken in Manchester City Centre.
Take a look at the picture below, taken outside HOME Theatre.
Can you label the photograph, using the language of photography?
Now it is your time to snap some amazing images using just the things around you and your imagination!
Choose one of the activities below and walk around your classroom, your school or your school’s grounds and see what you can snap!
See what interesting pictures you can take when the main focus of the composition is a primary colour.
Take a look at this example
The photographer who took this picture used the top of a blue wall as the foreground.
See if you can capture all the letters of the alphabet on your walk! Here is an example:
The photographer who took this picture used the lid of a wicker laundry basket which makes the shape of a ‘D’
Macro (close up) photo of a gemstone.
Abstract photography and art is about expressing an idea or emotion, without showing a realistic picture.
An abstract photographer (or artist) will often use elements such as colour and lines to create their abstract image.
Can you create your own abstract photograph? Check out this great example
Choose your favourite image out of the ones you have taken. Maybe share your favourite image with a partner or your whole class and enjoy talking about your idea, your journey and your final image!
Now review your work by completing the table below: