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Session 4

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  • Introduce a Grid and Cropping
  • Draw a 3x4 grid over feather sketch.
  • Discuss how each grip would represent a photo.
  • Take and print a photo of something natural or man made.
  • Draw a grid over photo. i.e. 3x4 grid (It is important that you limit the grid size as each square will represent a photo).
  • Retake your photo using the grid to guide your shots.
  • Introduce Cropping
  • Discuss how cropping takes away what we do not want to see.
  • Show how it can highlight the important features that have been observed.
  • Use a viewer to emphasis this point.
  • View David Hockney's artwork again and discuss what features he considers important and what he appears to have omitted.
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