Digital Photography Lessons

Digital Photography Class Lessons Outline

Introduction:
PowerPoint
Worksheets
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

http://www.computerhope.com/tips/tip79.htm

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
http://www.angelicadass.com/humanae-work-in-progress/
https://www.ted.com/talks/angelica_dass_the_beauty_of_human_skin_in_every_color

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiMgOklgeos

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
http://www.schoolartsdigital.com/i/271882-apr-2014/40

Framing a Subject
Take at least 4 different photographs using framing in the composition. Post 2 of your photographs on Behance, SAMPLES BELOW
https://cauchonphotoclass.edublogs.org/photography-assignments/

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.
http://www.peachpit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=2129763&seqNum=5
Landscapes
Still-life
Candid/Journalism

Career Readiness
http://www.allartschools.com/photography-careers-that-pay/
http://www.allartschools.com/photography/photography-training/
***define a unique photography style

Apple Store Debate

Final 5
Take 5 photos of your choice of subject matter with good composition and lighting then put them on Behance.
Share your favorite image on Google Drive with Mrs. Mayville

End of the year evaluation/reflection:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScMK-jhDK1foJJ8q8FRkNtRQ2bdGe607dRaDM_rvNBb2umA5A/viewform