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Lesson Three taking the picture

Lesson Three taking the picture



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Lesson Three
Taking the Picture
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    Lesson Three taking the picture Lesson Three taking the picture Presentation Transcript

    • Lesson Three Ten Tips for Planning the Shoot Glenn McKnight Jason Dasti Social Media Group
    • Impactful pictures tell a story which requires a balance between the technical and artistic
    • Tip #1 Be Prepared
      • Charge your camera batteries
      • Install new batteries for flash
      • Clear/format memory cards
      • Check condition of all equipment
    • Tip # 2 Know your location
      • Scout out your location before shooting
      • Select best location for picture taking, best lighting, best view
      • Establish your story
    • Tip #3 Takes tons of pictures
      • Review and delete if you are not happy
      • Takes lots of pictures
      • Take shot, review, change settings, shot again
      • It is not film, so shoot away
    • Tip 4 Following Shooting Rules
      • Rule of thirds
      • Leading Lines
      • Juxtaposition or contrast
      • Camera angle
    • Tip #5 Dress for Success
      • Tell your models to dress in dark colors,
      • Avoid light colored khaki
    • Tip # 6 Focus your camera
      • If you have AF( Autofocus) on your camera, no big deal
      • If you are using MF(Manual focus) pay attention
      • Make sure your images are in-focus
      • Out of focus images are useless
    • Tip # 7 Know your settings
      • ISO Settings
      • Exposure
      • Focal Length
      • Picture types, Raw, JPEG
      • White Balancing etc
    • Tip # 8 Lighting Outdoor Lighting
      • Shoot between 11am-1pm
      • Shoot in direction of the sun
      • Cloudy days permit all day shots
      • Understand front and back lighting
    • Tip # 8 Lighting Indoor Lighting -Tools- Flash, Quality flash with good lithium batteries -Avoid cheap batteries
    • Tip 9 Avoid Too Much Clutter Pay attention to your background, Avoid excessive clutter which is distracting to the main character
    • Tip # 10 Get personal Get personal with your subject Look for human emotion, expressive faces, gestures
    • More Information
        MHC 2010 Pictures
      http://www.flickr.com/groups/1440251@N22/ MHC 2009 Pictures http://www.flickr.com/groups/1116078@N23/ MHC 2008 Pictures http://www.flickr.com/groups/1063639@N25/
    • Thanks
      • Glenn McKnight
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      • Jason Dasti
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