Select 2 tasks from the tasks below:
Task 1: Fallen Leaves Texture Hunt
- Objective: Capture the unique textures of different types of fallen leaves.
- Find a location with a variety of fallen leaves.
- Use side lighting to emphasize the texture.
- Experiment with different angles and focal lengths.
- Deliverable: At least 3 photos of different leaf textures.
Task 2: The World of Tree Barks
- Objective: Focus on the intricate patterns and textures of tree barks.
- Locate trees with different types of barks.
- Get up close and fill the frame with the bark.
- Use a small aperture (F-stop) to keep the texture in focus.
- Deliverable: 2-4 photos showcasing different tree bark textures.
Task 3: Pumpkin Patch Extravaganza
- Objective: Capture the textures of pumpkins.
- Visit a pumpkin patch or a store selling pumpkins.
- Focus on the bumps, lines, and unique features of the pumpkin surface.
- Experiment with lighting to bring out the texture.
- Deliverable: 2-3 photos of pumpkin textures.
Task 4: Create Your Own Texture or Pattern
- Objective: Create a texture or pattern using everyday objects.
- Gather objects like coins, pencils, or buttons.
- Arrange them in a repetitive pattern.
- Capture the arrangement from different angles.
- Deliverable: 1-2 photos of your created texture or pattern.
Task 5: Texture and Pattern Mash-up
- Objective: Combine both texture and pattern in a single shot.
- Find a scene where you can capture both a texture and a pattern.
- Think creatively—perhaps the pattern of a cobblestone street with the texture of a puddle reflecting the sky.
- Use composition techniques like the Rule of Thirds to balance the elements.
- Deliverable: 1 photo that successfully combines both a texture and a pattern.
Bonus: Edit and Enhance
- Objective: Use post-processing to enhance the textures and patterns in your photos.
- Choose one photo from each task you choose.
- Use editing software to enhance contrast, sharpness, and color.
- Deliverable: Before and after versions of your chosen photos.