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Tips for student photographers

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  • 1. A Way of Seeing: Photography Tips for Students by Diane Cordell
  • 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. 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. “My camera” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/3187649857/Get comfortable with your camera.
  • 5. Study the works of otherphotographers,both professional and amateur. “f/64 Photography Exhibit” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/5115370423/
  • 6. Learn to see the world: “The Subject to Change the Photographer” http://www.flickr.com/photos/b-tal/2973045697/ look up...
  • 7. “(For Buffy) Dorado Beach” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/4427430542/ and down;
  • 8. “Spangled” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/4606920868/ look closer...
  • 9. look differently! “Playing With My Food” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/5204327155/
  • 10. Keep your camera handy - opportunities are everywhere! “Gretel-to-Go” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/5128767417/
  • 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. “Fort Ann Students” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/3898380847/especially at school!
  • 13. “So Dear to My Heart” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/4700824855/And speaking of school:
  • 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. 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. Start creating a positive digital identity “Digital Portfolio” http://www.flickr.com/photos/peterhess/2490774378/ by archiving your best work.
  • 17. “Learning” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/4618997470/Be sure to title, date, and tag your work.
  • 18. Consider Creative Commons licensing. “Creative Commons Licenses for Madagascar” http://www.flickr.com/photos/foko_madagascar/2865834995/
  • 19. “Wall art” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/5065880887/Take photos every day and everywhere.
  • 20. Tell a story.“Feathers on Glass” http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/4244590651/
  • 21. Tell YOUR story! “ВИЛИЯ-АBTO“ http://www.flickr.com/photos/denmar/2224273399/
  • 22. Resources and Links:http://dmcordell.blogspot.com/Contact Information: dmcordell@gmail.com