Visual Exercise 3 – Portrait of an individual in their environment

Take a portrait of the same person in three different locations and
with three different qualities of light.

Make use of the skills that you have learnt in previous exercises on the module. Use this exercise as an opportunity to experiment with different lighting positions, reflectors, camera settings, lenses and compositions. Consider what is included in the frame and the positioning of the sitter in relation to their environment.

Select one of the 3 images that you feel is the best image and print this image to a minimum size of A3. Print the other 2 images at A4

Images can be:
• Colour or black and white
• Headshots, ¾ Length Portraits, Full Length
• Shot on 35mm film or digital

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