2. Texture - Lines - Pattern
3. Color - Light
4. Still Life
6. Landscape - Panoramic
8. Photo Essays
Color - Light Links:
Kodak - Light Tutorial
Warped Space Light Tutorial
Light by Philip Greenspun
Gimp color and light tools may be accessed from the "Image" menu. You may be tempted to play with colors and adjust the settings to make some WILD photos and that's a great way to learn about what the GIMP can do. You should also read the sections on touchup and enhancement in Grocking the GIMP. You'll find the GIMP can do more than you think.
Color & Light
Light is the essence of photography. Lighting pulls your eye into the photograph and gives it life.
Impressionism, a painting movement that began in the 1860's used drops of color on canvas to capture the reality of light and color. Famous painters like Claude Monet and Berthe Morisot were impresiosnists.
You may print and mount your photographs OR publish them on the web using this template.Criteria for Success: Your work should show experimentation with composition, macro camera settings, wide-angle lens settings, use of depth of field to limit and expand focus, use of GIMP tools as appropriate.
Consider using flowers in your color and light assignment. Here are some nice examples. If you scale and crop your image to 1024 x 768 then you'll end up with a nice desktop image!
Even simple subjects like these leaves can be beautiful with backlighting.
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