Introduction & Point of Interest

At this section we are going to learn about photography from basic. 

Photography is the science, art and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film.

"Spencer, D A (1973). The Focal Dictionary of Photographic Technologies. Focal Press. p. 454."

If we read the definition above, it sounds very theoritically. However we will make it more simple.

Understanding Point of Interest

Please have a look at two examples below:

Example 1

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Pic. 1.a Pic. 1.b

Pic. 1.a could not tell us what is my point of interest, there are too many things come into the frame. But pic. 1.b

could show us that there is one point (the watch). 

Example 2

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Pic. 2.a Pic. 2.b

The pic. 2.a could not show us the point clearly, because there are many flower and leaves in the frame.

But the pic. 2.b could show the main object clearly (the flower).


We need to define what is our point of interest and present it through a picture.

We should not put too many things into a picture. So that others could caught and understand easily what we want to present or what our point is.

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