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A way of seeing

  1. 1. A Way of Seeing: Photography Tips for Students by Diane Cordell
  2. 2. “Neilson Farmhouse” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/4244968383/ “Neilson Farmhouse - Bemis Heights, Saratoga Battlefield http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/4244968033/ "What is art but a way of seeing?" -Thomas Berger
  3. 3. Why take photographs?practice decision makingintroduction to the artsunderstand the media influences that affect ususeful in all subject areas and in daily lifelifelong skill, hobby, avocation
  4. 4. “My camera” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/3187649857/Get comfortable with your camera.
  5. 5. Study the works of otherphotographers,both professional and amateur. “f/64 Photography Exhibit” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/5115370423/
  6. 6. Learn to see the world: “The Subject to Change the Photographer” http://www.flickr.com/photos/b-tal/2973045697/ look up...
  7. 7. “(For Buffy) Dorado Beach” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/4427430542/ and down;
  8. 8. “Spangled” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/4606920868/ look closer...
  9. 9. look differently! “Playing With My Food” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/5204327155/
  10. 10. Keep your camera handy - opportunities are everywhere! “Gretel-to-Go” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/5128767417/
  11. 11. “Ryleigh” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/5210611108/ “Confidences by Renoir” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/5115386097/But remember to ask permission, where appropriate...
  12. 12. “Fort Ann Students” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/3898380847/especially at school!
  13. 13. “So Dear to My Heart” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/4700824855/And speaking of school:
  14. 14. be sure to ask if you may use photos for reports and projects “Civil War Encampment - Poster” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/5256431800/ and how to upload/access them on your school network.
  15. 15. Photographer’s credit “Slide22” http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/1635270716/ My credit and link to the originalAlways credit photos and provide links to the original, where possible.
  16. 16. Start creating a positive digital identity “Digital Portfolio” http://www.flickr.com/photos/peterhess/2490774378/ by archiving your best work.
  17. 17. “Learning” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/4618997470/Be sure to title, date, and tag your work.
  18. 18. Consider Creative Commons licensing. “Creative Commons Licenses for Madagascar” http://www.flickr.com/photos/foko_madagascar/2865834995/
  19. 19. “Wall art” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/5065880887/Take photos every day and everywhere.
  20. 20. Tell a story.“Feathers on Glass” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/4244590651/
  21. 21. Tell YOUR story! “ВИЛИЯ-АBTO“ http://www.flickr.com/photos/denmar/2224273399/
  22. 22. Resources and Links:http://dmcordell.blogspot.com/Contact Information: dmcordell@gmail.com

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