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# Explain how the following elements and terms affect the quality of a picture:
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# Safety. Do the following:
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#:a. Light-natural light/ambient, flash
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#:a. Explain to your counselor the most likely hazards you may encounter while working with photography and what you should do to anticipate, mitigate, prevent, and respond to these hazards. Explain how you would prepare for exposure to environmental situations such as weather, sun, and water.
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#:b. Exposure-aperture (f-stops), shutter speed, depth of field
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#:b. Show your counselor your current, up-to-date Cyber Chip.
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#:c. Composition-rule of thirds, leading lines, framing, depth
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#Explain how the following elements and terms can affect the quality of a picture:
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#:d. Angle of view
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#:a. Light—natural light (ambient/existing), low light (such as at night), and artificial light (such as from a flash)
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#:e. Stopping action
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#:b. Exposure—aperture (f-stops), shutter speed, ISO
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# Explain the basic parts and operation of a film camera or digital camera. Explain how an exposure is made when you take a picture.
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#:c. Depth of field
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# Discuss with your counselor the differences between a film camera and a digital camera. List at least five advantages and five disadvantages of using a digital camera versus using a film camera.
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#:d. Composition—rule of thirds, leading lines, framing, depth
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# Do ONE of the following:
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#:e. Angle of view
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#:a. Produce a picture story using the photojournalistic technique of documenting an event. Share your plan with your counselor and get your counselor's input and approval before you proceed. Then, using either a film camera or a digital camera, produce your approved picture story. Process your images and select eight to 12 images that best tell your story. Arrange your images in order, then mount the prints on a poster board. If you are using digital images, you may create a slide show on your computer or produce printouts for your poster board. Share your picture story with your counselor.
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#:f. Stop action and blur motion
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#:b. Choose a topic that interests you to photograph for an exhibit or display. Get your counselor's approval, then photograph (digital or film) your topic. Process your images. Choose 20 of your favorite images and mount them on poster board. Share your display with your counselor. If you are using digital images, you may create a slide show on your computer or produce printouts for your poster board.
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#:g. Timing
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# Discuss with your counselor the career opportunities in photography. Pick one that interests you and explain how to prepare for such a career. Discuss with your counselor the education and training such a career would require.
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#Explain the basic parts and operation of a camera. Explain how an exposure is made when you take a picture.
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#Do TWO of the following, then share your work with your counselor.
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#:a. Photograph one subject from two different angles or perspectives.
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#:b. Photograph one subject from two different light sources—artificial and natural.
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#:c. Photograph one subject with two different depth of fields.
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#:d. Photograph one subject with two different compositional techniques.
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#Photograph THREE of the following, then share your work your counselor.
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#:a. Close-up of a person
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#:b. Two to three people interacting
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#:c. Action shot
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#:d. Animal shot
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#:e. Nature shot
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#:f. Picture of a person—candid, posed, or camera aware
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#Describe how software allows you to enhance your photograph after it is taken. Select a photo you have taken, then do ONE of the following, and share what you have done with your counselor.
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#:a. Crop your photograph.
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#:b. Adjust the exposure or make a color correction.
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#:c. Show another way you could improve your picture for impact.
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#Using images other than those created for requirements 4, 5 or 6, produce a visual story to document an event to photograph OR choose a topic that interests you to photograph. Do the following:
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#:a. Plan the images you need to photograph for your photo story.
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#:b. Share your plan with your counselor, and get your counselor's input and approval before you proceed.
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#:c. Select eight to 12 images that best tell your story. Arrange your images in order and mount the prints on a poster board, OR create an electronic presentation. Share your visual story with your counselor.
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#Identify three career opportunities in photography. Pick one and explain to your counselor how to prepare for such a career. Discuss what education and training are required, and why this profession might interest you.
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  1. Safety. Do the following:
    a. Explain to your counselor the most likely hazards you may encounter while working with photography and what you should do to anticipate, mitigate, prevent, and respond to these hazards. Explain how you would prepare for exposure to environmental situations such as weather, sun, and water.
    b. Show your counselor your current, up-to-date Cyber Chip.
  2. Explain how the following elements and terms can affect the quality of a picture:
    a. Light—natural light (ambient/existing), low light (such as at night), and artificial light (such as from a flash)
    b. Exposure—aperture (f-stops), shutter speed, ISO
    c. Depth of field
    d. Composition—rule of thirds, leading lines, framing, depth
    e. Angle of view
    f. Stop action and blur motion
    g. Timing
  3. Explain the basic parts and operation of a camera. Explain how an exposure is made when you take a picture.
  4. Do TWO of the following, then share your work with your counselor.
    a. Photograph one subject from two different angles or perspectives.
    b. Photograph one subject from two different light sources—artificial and natural.
    c. Photograph one subject with two different depth of fields.
    d. Photograph one subject with two different compositional techniques.
  5. Photograph THREE of the following, then share your work your counselor.
    a. Close-up of a person
    b. Two to three people interacting
    c. Action shot
    d. Animal shot
    e. Nature shot
    f. Picture of a person—candid, posed, or camera aware
  6. Describe how software allows you to enhance your photograph after it is taken. Select a photo you have taken, then do ONE of the following, and share what you have done with your counselor.
    a. Crop your photograph.
    b. Adjust the exposure or make a color correction.
    c. Show another way you could improve your picture for impact.
  7. Using images other than those created for requirements 4, 5 or 6, produce a visual story to document an event to photograph OR choose a topic that interests you to photograph. Do the following:
    a. Plan the images you need to photograph for your photo story.
    b. Share your plan with your counselor, and get your counselor's input and approval before you proceed.
    c. Select eight to 12 images that best tell your story. Arrange your images in order and mount the prints on a poster board, OR create an electronic presentation. Share your visual story with your counselor.
  8. Identify three career opportunities in photography. Pick one and explain to your counselor how to prepare for such a career. Discuss what education and training are required, and why this profession might interest you.


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