Working to a Brief 10: The Dewdrop Flower

For our tenth ‘Working to a Brief’ assignment, Karl would like you to produce TWO images of dew-jewelled grass: one of the grass itself, and one of a flower seen through a dewdrop.

The deadline for this brief is Wednesday 31st August 2022.

You’ll find all the details you need to complete the brief below, as well as in the accompanying live show. We highly recommend watching this show (live or as a replay) as it may feature additional useful information and advice! No further guidelines will be provided.

LIVE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

Working to a Brief — Assignment 10 LAUNCH

Thursday 30th June 2022 - 15:00 BST / 10:00 EDT
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Brief

Produce TWO images of dew-jewelled grass for use on a new healthy living and wellness website:

1. Landscape-orientated shot of dewy grass.
2. Portrait-orientated macro shot of a flower viewed through a drop of dew on an individual blade of grass that is bending under the weight of the liquid.

Objectives

Create appealing images of natural beauty to be used on a new healthy living and wellness website.

Items

Grass, dew, flower!

Lighting

The images should be lit with natural light, or light that appears natural to the viewer.

Mood

The mood of the images should be natural, pastoral, idyllic and timeless. 

The images below provide some good examples from which you can take inspiration.

Nick Despres dewy grass
© Nick Despres
Nick Despres grass
© Nick Despres
Nick Despres dewy grass
© Nick Despres
Nick Despres dewy grass
© Nick Despres
dewdrop flower by K-Paul
istock.com/K-Paul
dewdrop flower by K-Paul
istock.com/K-Paul

Brief summary

  • Two separate images, each lit with natural light and evoking a sense of timeless natural beauty, for use on a new healthy living and wellness website

  • Image 1 (landscape): Multiple blades of grass jewelled with dew or equivalent clear liquid

  • Image 2 (portrait): Macro image of flower viewed through a drop of dew on a single grass-blade that bends under the weight of the liquid

    This brief is for example purposes only. This is not a professional commercial brief and all requirements are purely for educational purposes.

    Please note all images will remain copyright to the original photographer, but Karl Taylor Education reserves the right to publish them within its website and on social media.

    Submit Your Image

    The deadline for entry is 31st August 2022. Karl will review all submissions in a live show on 8th September 2022.

    To view the entry form login or non-members sign-up here to join Karl Taylor Education.

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