Archive for 'Digital Photography'

    Photography Club Dates in January 2015  Class begins every day at 3:35 & Ends at 4:35    A few items about the club:  Starts at 3:35 sharp after school. Ends at 4:35 Sharp after school. I will take all students down to the main office and dismiss to their cars from that location. I […]

Automatic Modes Automatic Mode I suspect no one will need any introduction to this mode (as it seems most digital camera owners use it). Auto mode tells your camera to use it’s best judgement to select shutter speed, aperture, ISO, white balance, focus and flash to take the best shot that it can. With some […]

Rule Of Thirds

Dec. 31, 2014 No Comments Posted under: Digital Photography

It may sound clichéd, but the only rule in photography is that there are no rules. However, there are are number of established composition guidelines which can be applied in almost any situation, to enhance the impact of a scene. These guidelines will help you take more compelling photographs, lending them a natural balance, drawing […]

Black and White Conversions Photoshop and Photoshop Elements offer both destructive and non-destructive black and white conversion techniques. Destructive methods are ones that can’t be re-adjusted afterwards. Once you’ve made the conversion, the only way to change it is to undo the conversion and start again. Non-destructive methods use Photoshop’s adjustment layers. The changes that […]

This tutorial has been produced using Photoshop CS2 on a PC. Step 1: Photo Selection When choosing a photograph for the tilt-shift effect, bear in mind that you want to give the impression of a miniature model. Miniature models are usually viewed from above so try and choose a photo with an elevated viewpoint. Buildings, […]

Step 1. What is Pattern? Patterns are simply repeated shapes, colours or objects, ordered in either regular or irregular formations. As a photographer, using pattern is key to good composition and, when used effectively, can transform an otherwise bland image into something dramatic and eye catching. Patterns are formulated all around us – in both natural […]

Grade{8} Grade Digital Photography Rubric Digital Photography Assignment: Print and mount 5 photographs that explore the criteria stated below in the JPG Rubric. All photos will be emailed to instructor in the format introduced on the bottom of the rubric. Students will use Photoshop during class time to make alterations and improve visual elements before emailing […]