Tech Tuesdays: Digital Photography

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Learn how to take great shots with your digital camera and take advantage of the benefits offered by going digital with your photography.

Learn how to take great shots with your digital camera and take advantage of the benefits offered by going digital with your photography.

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  • 1. Digital Photography A Birmingham Public Library Tech Tuesday Program
    • by Richard Manoske
      • simulcast from
    • Five Points West Branch
    • Birmingham, Alabama
    • Tuesday April 22, 2008
  • 2. The Digital Difference
  • 3. Memory Card
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  • 9.
    • Practice
  • 10. Getting to know the Camera
    • READ
    • THE
    • MANUAL
  • 11. Modes
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  • 14.
    • Brace Yourself
    • Against a wall, pole, table, anything.
    • Brace your elbows against your body.
    Fighting Camera Shake
  • 15. Press shutter button ½ way
  • 16. “ Light makes photography.” George Eastman
  • 17. Lighting & Flash
      • Automatic Flash
      • Fires automatically as required
      • Use indoors (4 – 12 feet from subject)
  • 18. Focus on the subject
      • Get Close
      • Uncluttered backgrounds
      • Eye level is best.
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  • 22. Background
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  • 24. Which is more interesting? Most people chose the shot to the right
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  • 36. To take good photos
    • Take multiple shots!
    • Subject Focused!
      • Get Close!
      • Eliminate distractions
      • Consider background, color, & light
    • Hold Still! - Brace against objects
    • Rule of Thirds – Subject off center
    • Take some different shots!
  • 37. What Now?
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    • Photo Credits…
    • BPLPhotos @ Flickr
    • Rmanoske @ Flickr
    • Leo Reynolds @ Flickr
    • notorious d.a.v. @ Flickr
    • tina.gao @ Flickr
    • Lin Pernille @ Flickr
    • Ayres no graces @ Flickr
    • Boxercab @ Flickr
    • Gary Bridgman @Flickr
    • Robert Scales @Flickr
    • Bnittoli @Flickr
    • Carf @Flickr
    • Dhammza @Flickr
    • Mikeyaka_DaSkinnyBlackMan @Flickr
    • Pablo Baslini @Flickr
    • gth_42 @Flickr
    • Pensiero @Flickr
    • Tychay @Flickr
    • Nidriel @ Flickr
    • мѕс (@ flickr-break) @ Flickr
    • shoebappa @ Flickr
    • Quaisi@ Flickr
    • OneEighteen @ Flickr
    • -eko-@ Flickr
    • Moriza @ Flickr
    • A4gpa@ Flickr
    • Xjyxjy@ Flickr
    • Floato @ Flickr
    • Devastar @ Flickr
    • Mike9Alive @ Flickr
    • MrPhysics @ Flickr
    • treevis@ Flickr
    • Diongillard @ Flickr
    • PhotopediaPhotos @ Flickr
    • AndréF @ Flickr
    • Bob.Fornal @ Flickr
    • Brentdanley @ Flickr
    • FerdinandReus @ Flickr
    • sean-b @ Flickr