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Subject Talk Series on “Seniors in Style” – “Autumn : Snapshot”

Subject Talk Series on “Seniors in Style” – “Autumn : Snapshot”

Past Activities

Snapshots of Scenery
Date: 2019/12/13 (Friday)
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Venue: Tung Chung Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Description: The talk will introduce the rule of thirds, the most commonly used composition technique in landscape photography, which divides an image into nine equal parts, and the skills of choosing the most appealing and apparent object at the scenic spot as the subject of the photograph. The speaker will also explain how to take a photograph of unique style by creating illusion or symmetrical composition with lighting at different times of a day from different angles of shooting.
Snapshots of People
Date: 2019/12/9 (Monday)
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Yau Ma Tei Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Description: The speaker will explain in detail how to take a nice portrait/family photograph with the use of lighting, background and composition. Participants will be shown how to make the subject look more three-dimensional with the use of lighting such as side light, overhead light and back light. The speaker will also talk about the subjects’ attire and background, and how to combine different composition and lighting techniques to create a unique portrait/family photograph.
Snapshots of Scenery (Cancelled)
Date: 2019/11/15 (Friday)
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Tung Chung Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Description: The talk will introduce the rule of thirds, the most commonly used composition technique in landscape photography, which divides an image into nine equal parts, and the skills of choosing the most appealing and apparent object at the scenic spot as the subject of the photograph. The speaker will also explain how to take a photograph of unique style by creating illusion or symmetrical composition with lighting at different times of a day from different angles of shooting.
Snapshots of Architecture
Date: 2019/11/4 (Monday)
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Description: The speaker will explain the basic composition rules of architecture photography and the technique of making use of visual contrast to highlight the subject building. Tips will be given on how to fix tilted building images by means of perspective distortion. Participants will be taught to take a nice architecture photograph with the use of natural lighting as well as contrast of light and shadow.
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