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Negative Space

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Negative Space Explained 0:15
    • Area Around and Between Subjects
    • Use of Negative Space
    • Most Effective When..
    • Try Opening Your Aperture
  • Negative Space Examples: Shadows & Silhouette 1:47
    • Example: Cove
    • Example: Wedding
    • Example: Staircase
  • Negative Space Examples: Empty Backgrounds 2:57
    • Example: Telephone
    • Example: Pier
    • Example: Telephone Poles
  • Negative Space Examples: Background Blur 3:54
    • Example: Bug
    • Example: Leaves
  • Tips for Success.. 4:38
    • Choose a Subject
    • Put Some Variety in Your Portfolio
    • Create Negative Space
    • Experiment!
    • Don't Forget the Rule of Thirds
  • Project: Negative Space 6:58
    • 4 Images of Negative Space
    • Enhance in Photoshop
    • Save Solo Images or Put Together
    • Save for Submission Later On
  • Student Sample 1 7:28
  • Student Sample 2 7:58
  • Student Sample 3 8:23
  • Student Sample 4 8:47