meaning can be made from images may seem straightforward.
After all, we just look, then we understand. Although this
might be true in one sense, the making of meaning from
images is a complicated activity.
in visual images is coded; that is a set of unwritten
rules are used to put things together in a certain way.
In addition are conventions - things that are
commonly understood or accepted ways of doing things.
deconstructing images, be sure you use the appropriate
visual language. (Use terminology provided to identify
and explore the codes and cnventions.) Remember, no deconstruction
is worth anything unless you make a consistent meaning
from the parts.
- Reading Images - terminology and questions
- Reading Images Activities
- Reading Images Techniques
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