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Information about Photography101session2

Published on March 9, 2014

Author: daskeland


From the Mt. Bethel Praise Art Ministry : From the Mt. Bethel Praise Art Ministry Improving Your Photos Workshop And God saw every thing that he had made, and behold, it was very good. Genesis 1:31 (KJV) Saving your photos : Saving your photos Copy (import) photos to computer frequently File types JPEG (.jpg)—most common Raw image format (RAW)-very large file Saving JPG files—recompresses (export as alternative) Video Back up files on computer Key elements to a “wow” photo : Key elements to a “wow” photo Focus Exposure Composition Focus : Focus Variations on “auto-focus” Adjusting Exposure : Adjusting Exposure When “auto-exposure” isn’t the best option Depth of field : Depth of field More available light means potentially greater depth of field A shorter lens length (mm) contributes to greater depth of field—less zoom More depth if subjects are in foreground and background Less depth to blur background to emphasis subject Maximum depth needed in Macro mode Aperture priority (A) mode for manual control Depth of field : Depth of field Photo from Cannon Depth of field : Depth of field Depth of field : Depth of field Photos by Stephan Surmanbojov Action photos : Action photos High shutter speed to freeze action (1/250th sec or higher) Pan to show action (variation) Supplement light with flash (forced-short range) Shutter priority (S) mode for manual control Burst (multiple images) Action photos--Panning : Action photos--Panning Action-burst : Action-burst Action-burst : Action-burst Action-burst : Action-burst Action-burst : Action-burst Macro photos : Macro photos Moving camera vs zooming Maximize depth of field No flash Flash : Flash Default is "flash when needed" Force flash to improve light balance (especially indoors with florescent lights) Force flash to improve depth of field Force flash to remove distant distracting background Fill flash--force flash to reduce shadows (especially when subject is backlit) Dreaded "red eye“—red eye reduction setting Flash-red eye : Flash-red eye Composition : Composition Layout Intentionally place the point of interest Keep horizon level Rule of Thirds (viewer grid) Look for "lines" (horizontal, vertical, diagonal) Unique viewing angle Composition : Composition Color and contrast Grab and focus the viewers attentionUse primary colors for impactIs color necessary (black and white images)Create a mood (camera programs) Framing Fill the frame Zoom (optical vs digital) Focus viewer on point of interest Crop out distractions Get close

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