Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Week 10: Dimension/Depth

1. Choosing photographs for news websites

Choosing photographs for a website can easily apply to the concepts of dimension and depth. In the news media, still photographs are as important as headlines and words when it comes to communicating what the story is about. Communicating as much as you can is important. For example, using overlap as a depth cue in the picture chosen for a website can communicate the scale of an event, the closeness of two people (above) and corresponding emotions or conflict.

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