Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Digital Photography Lessons

Digital Photography Class Lessons Outline

Set up https://www.behance.net/ Accounts + follow other classmates

What is it?
Create 3 abstract photos by doing a close up photo or cropping + critique (comment on other classmates photos)

Keyboard Shortcuts


Ctrl + S Save current document file.
Ctrl + P Print your document
Ctrl + X Cut selected item.
Ctrl + C Copy selected item.
Ctrl + V Paste
Ctrl + Z will Undo any change
Ctrl + Y would redo the undo
Ctrl + F opens the Find in any program
Ctrl + Backspace will delete a full word
Ctrl + D Deselect in Photoshopt

For Apple computers the Ctrl button is replaced with the Command button

DPI (dots per inch) refers to the output resolution of a printer or imagesetter, and PPI (pixels per inch) refers to the input resolution of a photograph or image

pixel is simply the individual point of color on a digital image.

8.5 inches X 11 inches document = 2550 pixels X 3300 pixels  at a 300 DPI setting (good for printing)

Portraits & Photoshop:
Pop art
Depth of field Lesson:
Take at least 2 different photographs using framing in the composition. Post 2 of your photographs on Behance,

Humanae portrait


Shadow and lights 
Take at least 3 photos which show strong shadow and light then post your 3 photos on Behance
Share your favorite image on Google Drive with Mrs. Mayville

Portraits & Photoshop:
Selfie collage

Framing a Subject
Take at least 4 different photographs using framing in the composition. Post 2 of your photographs on Behance, SAMPLES BELOW

Types of Photography:
Portraits - People & Pets
***Motion Photography -- experiment with the different shutter speeds to capture one image that is Frozen in time and one with Blurred Motion.
Canon Rebel Shutter Priority setting is the Tv dial, Nikon is the S setting. Fast shutter speeds make the moving object appear "frozen in time", Slow shutter speeds create a blurred look.

Career Readiness
***define a unique photography style

Apple Store Debate

Final Project
Take photos of your choice of subject matter with good composition and lighting then put them on Behance.

End of the year evaluation/reflection:

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