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Value Added portraits- Phase 1

The first image is of the water fountain that’s next to the class. The image gives an ominous mood, if it wasn’t for its reflective surface, it would have been difficult to see that it is a fountain. The second image I chose to make high key because of the amount of light that bounced of the floor and on to the plants surface, which gave it a reflective amount of light even with the grayscale filter.

Value-Added Portraits: Phase 1

The first picture, is define as a low key composition, it was taken place in the stairways, I decided that the picture would be darker with the focus on my camera. As well the focal point of the image is the light bar. The second picture was also taken by the stairs, except it was bright because of the window. This picture is high key, there is barley any darkness, as well light is being taken over.

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Value-Added Portraits: Phase 1

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The picture of the mouse without the filter is extremely bright, but with the filter I was able to see the High-key relationship. The area surrounding the mouse is clearly light, and the mouse has it’s own space to where this connection can be seen. Highlight throughout the mouse and the empty classroom can significantly be observed. The room is filled with  shadow and the mouse has a minimal viewing of shadow nearby it. These two features have a strong impact on the expressive quality of the two potraits. The mouse creates a sense of isolation, like it’s in it’s own world away from the whole computer. High-key is defined as when the values of an image are predominately light.

When walking around the hallway I noticed that the entire class was filled with light, except the bottom corner. The corner of the classroom appeared to be presumably dark, in other words lowkey. Low-key can be defined as when the value of an image is predominately dark. The center of the classroom has a continous amount of light, therefore can be viewed as High-key. To be able to identify this portrait from the camera as high-key, you would have to zoom in.


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My first picture is of small paper boat hanged to a clothes hanger which is also hanged to the ceiling of the classroom. This is my high key since most of the picture is predominantly light. The placement of the light creates a mood of relaxation since it’s very bright. When the paper boats are facing the opposite direction of the light source you can see shadows where the paper has been folded to create the boat shape. The expresiones quality is calmness it almost seems as if time stopped and the paper figures are not rotating from the movement of air in the room, they just seem stuck in time just like the human-statues in Pompeii.

My second picture is of just a classroom with a desk and the computers. This is my low key picture since it’s predominantly dark. This picture creates a feeling of mystery and anxiousness to the audience since it’s very dark and not much is showing. It creates questions to the viere suck as “what’s on the other side of the room?” It also creates confusion since the audience might not know what to look at.

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Value Added portraits phase :1


okay so in these two photos i took i thought abut the differeces in lowkey and highkey , lowkey being the darkest and highkey being the lightest . the phot i took in the staircase gave off a very dark shadow after the two  lights exposed the steps shadow. and in the bathroom picture the light from the sun bounced off the light paint gave a blinding high key picture as the result