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Title: Digital Photography Basics


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Digital Photography Basics
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Camera Basics(Samsung ES28)
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Things to watch for when taking pictures
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Transferring Files to Your Computer(for Windows)
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How to Hold a Camera
  • Use the strap on the camera
  • Do not touch the lens
  • Hold the camera straight
  • To avoid camera shake
  • Use two hands
  • Hold the camera close to your body
  • Lean against something stable
  • Ideally use a tripod

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Photography Basics
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Focal Point
  • Interesting things make for interesting photos.
  • Photos need a visual point of interest (Focal
    Point)
  • Things to think about before taking the picture
  • What is the central point of interest?
  • What will draw the viewers eye to the picture?
  • What in the image will make it stand out from
    others?

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Fill the Frame
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Fill the Frame
  • Used to focus your photo
  • Give it the wow factor
  • Allows the viewer to see the distinct features
  • Ways to Fill the Frame
  • Use your zoom
  • Use your legs
  • Crop your photo
  • http//digital-photography-school.com/fill-your-fr
    ame

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Rule of Thirds
  • It is used to create a more interesting photo.

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Rule of Thirds
  • It is the idea of breaking a photo down into
    thirds (both vertically and horizontally), there
    are 9 parts.
  • This grid creates
  • four main points,
  • which you should
  • consider placing
  • points of interest in.

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Rule of Thirds
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Other Tips
  • Experiment
  • Take Lots of photos
  • Review and critique your photos
  • More great tips and tutorials for digital
    photography can be found at
  • http//digital-photography-school.com/13-lessons-t
    o-teach-your-child-about-digital-photography
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