EYV Exercise 4.3

Brief Capture ‘the beauty of artificial light’ in a short sequence of shots (‘beauty’ is, of course, a subjective term). The correct white balance setting will be important; this can get tricky [...]

EYV Exercise 4.2

Brief In manual mode take a sequence of shots of a subject of your choosing at different times on a single day. You might decide to fix your viewpoint or you might prefer to ‘work into’ your [...]

EYV Exercise 4.5

Brief Make a Google Images search for ‘landscape’, ‘portrait’, or any ordinary subject such as ‘apple’ or ‘sunset’. Add a screengrab of a representative page to your learning log and note down [...]

Lens Sweet Spot

When introducing the EYV Project 4 Ex nihilo, the OCA manual states ‘ Studio work is highly technical and you really need to know your equipment inside out…’. How very true this proved to be. [...]

EYV Exercise 4.4

Brief Use a combination of quality, contrast, direction and colour to light an object in order to reveal its form. For this exercise we recommend that you choose a natural or organic object such [...]

EYV Exercise 4.1

4.1.1 Brief Set your camera to any of the auto or semi-auto modes. Photograph a dark tone, a mid-tone and a light tone. Add the shots to your learning log with quick sketches of the histograms [...]