Photography as evaluation

Photography as evaluation

  • Submitted By: tiacj
  • Date Submitted: 09/29/2014 11:44 AM
  • Category: Technology
  • Words: 675
  • Page: 3

´╗┐Final outcome evaluation
In the build-up of my final outcome I edited many different images and experimented with what images went with each other and how I could lay them out and finally chose what I thought was my strongest image.
My final image does not go with exactly what I intended to do in my statement of intention for various reasons, one being I found it hard to edit on Photoshop when adding more smoke to cover her face making it look as natural as possible but still trying to create the image of suffocation and stress. Although I did experiment with the techniques I had suggested I felt the images were not coming across strong enough, so I decided to focus on one artist I had been looking at (kyle Thompson) still looking at smoke as an element of fire and how it can represent a person and their thoughts and feeling also trying to portray and image around the same topic but instead of suffocation maybe relief for stress and suffocation.
Instead of using a series of images I chose to use the same image back to back as I believed this made my photography come across stronger.
The new message I am trying to show behind my photography is someone being relived and releasing their inner conflict so they can remain at piece, this can been shown through my models facial expressions as she remains very calm and a peace, the fact her eyes are closed could suggest this as when we sleep we are calm, at rest and reflective, by changing the levels the levels of my photography I was able to darken the image making it more powerful and adding definition making it more aesthetically pleasing, for example: her eyelashes seem almost perfect and well groomed they appear very bold and thick adding to the fact she is calm, suggesting she could be very well nurtured and takes care in her appearance. In this image the thick green smoke could be a contrast to this ideas and the green could connote envy, telling the audience that although she is well groomed and remains at...

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