Digital Photography Basics

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Introduction

Introduction 0:35

Camera Basics

Types of Digital Cameras 2:12

Common Features and Settings 4:00

General Photography Concepts

What is Shutter Speed? 6:45

What is Aperture? 4:56

What is ISO? 3:27

Tying It All Together 1:15

Working with Composition

Working with the Rule of Thirds 1:34

How to Avoid Mergers 2:22

Lighting Techniques

The Basics of Lighting 3:05

Shooting Outdoors 2:24

Using a Flash 3:37

Photography Project Ideas

Portrait Project Ideas 1:55

Macro Lens Project 1:00

Landscape Project Ideas 2:42

Assessing Digital Photography Work

Turning in Digital Work 1:11

Feedback and Critiques 2:10

Reflection and Rubrics 2:14

Conclusion

Conclusion 0:27

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Digital Photography Basics

3 PD Hours

  • 1 Learn about different types of cameras and their functions.

  • 2 Discover basic photography concepts and techniques.

  • 3 Explore photography projects that will keep your students engaged.

Whether you’ve never taught a photography lesson before or are just looking for new ideas to add to your digital photography curriculum, this Learning Pack is for you. Brush up on everything from simple terms to the basics of setting up a quality photograph. Walk away with the confidence to teach your students about aperture, shutter speed, rules of thirds and so much more. Set up your students to take photographs they are proud to exhibit!


Connected Professional Art Educator Competencies
STUDIO TECHNIQUES
Media
4.1 Utilizes and applies knowledge of various media effectively
4.2 Demonstrates willingness to expand content knowledge of media
4.3 Scaffolds instruction to provide a deeper understanding of art media

Techniques
4.4 Utilizes and applies knowledge of various techniques and processes
4.5 Demonstrates willingness to expand content knowledge of techniques and processes
4.6 Scaffolds instruction to provide a deeper understanding of art techniques and processes


Connected National Visual Arts Standards
Anchor Standard #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3: Refine and complete artistic work.

Jennifer Borel

Jennifer Borel

AOE Graduate Instructor and Middle School Art Teacher

Jennifer Borel is a middle school art teacher for a large school district in Kansas. She received her Bachelor of Art Education and a minor in Art History from the University of Kansas. She also has her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction. When she’s not with her students she enjoys spending time with her husband John and her family. She loves photography, cooking, and travelling when she gets the chance.

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Resources

https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2018/03/31.2TypesOfDigitalCameras.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2018/03/31.2TheAnatomyofaCamera.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2018/03/31.2WhatIsShutterSpeed.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2018/03/31.2WhatIsISO.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2018/04/31.2TheExposureTriangle1.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2018/03/31.2TheRuleofThirds.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2018/03/Contrast.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2018/03/Emphasis.pdf

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