A Way of Seeing: Photography Tips for Students by Diane Cordell
“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
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
“My camera” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/3187649857/Get comfortable with your camera.
Study the works of otherphotographers,both professional and amateur. “f/64 Photography Exhibit” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/5115370423/
Learn to see the world: “The Subject to Change the Photographer” http://www.flickr.com/photos/b-tal/2973045697/ look up...
“(For Buffy) Dorado Beach” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/4427430542/ and down;
look differently! “Playing With My Food” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/5204327155/
Keep your camera handy - opportunities are everywhere! “Gretel-to-Go” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/5128767417/
“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...
“Fort Ann Students” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/3898380847/especially at school!
“So Dear to My Heart” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/4700824855/And speaking of school:
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.
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.
Start creating a positive digital identity “Digital Portfolio” http://www.flickr.com/photos/peterhess/2490774378/ by archiving your best work.
“Learning” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/4618997470/Be sure to title, date, and tag your work.