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2 To write or draw with light

3 Why do people take Photographs?

4 Camera Parts Digital camera captures the photo with electronic imaging sensor Lens Flash Shutter Button LCD Screen Camera Body

5 Camera Parts iPhone: To quickly open Camera when iPhone is locked, swipe up. Camera Lens Flash

6 Exposure Triangle Exposure: amount of light captured by the camera. Aperture + Shutter Speed + ISO = Exposure Triangle The aperture and shutter speed together control the total amount of light reaching the sensor. Aperture: small, circular opening inside the camera lens controls amount of light reaching the sensor Shutter Speed: how long its shutter stays open as the picture is taken. ISO: measurement of a camera’s sensitivity to light.

7 Shutter & Aperture

8 Technical Terms Pixel – Short for Picture Element, a pixel is a single point in a graphic image Megapixel = 1 million pixels

9 Technical Terms Resolution = no. pixels in an image Is it better to have more or less pixels? PPI – Pixels Per Inch

10 Photo Types DOCUMENTARY Alfred Stieglitz, The Steerage, 1907 Alfred Stieglitz, The Terminal, 1892

11 DOCUMENTARY Charles C. Ebbets, Lunch atop a Skyscraper, 1932

12 EXPRESSIVE Communicating an emotion Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother Patrick Farrell, Untitled

13 EXPRESSIVE William Klein, Gun #1

14 LANDSCAPE Ansel Adams, Tetons and the Snake River the natural environment.

15 LANDSCAPE the natural environment. Eddie Soloway

16 ORGANIC SHAPE shapes based on natural objects such as trees, mountains, leaves, etc… Ansel Adams, Roots Eddie Soloway

17 ABSTRACT emphasizes formal elements (line, shape, etc.) rather than specific, recognizable objects Eddie Soloway

18 PORTRAITURE to capture the personality of the subject or group of subjects on film. Posed Candid

19 Where the horizontal and vertical lines intersect makes an ideal location for the more important parts of your picture. By locating your main subject at one of the four intersections you give the subject more emphasis than if it was right smack in the middle of the picture.

20 Visual Elements Line Space Texture Repetition Shape Value Color Light Composition Balance Contrast Central Focus Background Angle (vantage Point) Framing Setting

21 Lighting Ambient Light natural light Artificial Light electrical light Joe McNally

22 Photo Tips Fill Flash Flash Off

23 Photo Tips Good Better ZOOM IN

24 Photo Tips FOCUS

25 Photo Tips DIRECTION










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