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Photography Fundamentals

  1. 1. Photography Fundamentals Introduction Slide Show September 2014 Jean-S. Duchesne Photography & Digital Imaging
  2. 2. Holding Your Camera <-- no no’s Support the base of the lens or base of camera
  3. 3. Tripods! Video or Photography?
  4. 4. Resolution and Print Size •It’s not the total number of pixels that matter but rather the number of pixels per inch an image has when printed at a certain size.
  5. 5. Resolution and Print Size • Viewing on monitor/web: Resolution of 72 ppi • Pro. quality printing: Resolution of 300 ppi • To figure out what size print at 300 ppi print your camera can make, divide the pixel length and width by 300. • 15MP camera, large jpeg = 4752 x 3168 pixels • This equals to a 15.8” x 10.5” print without cropping. • 300 ppi is a recommendation (240 ppi min.)
  6. 6. Resolution Web images – 72ppi (pixels per inch) Ideal for Printing – 300ppi (pixels per inch)
  7. 7. Camera Cards Format after computer upload/back up Always stick with Big Name brands (Lexar – SanDisk)
  8. 8. Card Readers Fancy- with extra USB Ports! Multiple Card Types
  9. 9. External Hard Drives •Store from 500GB-3TB of memory •Portable •Backup incase of computer failure •Keeps Computer free of un-needed data to keep it running quicker •Prices vary from $20-$200 (WORTH IT!)
  10. 10. Mechanics of a Camera (SLR) Reflex refers to the way light travels from the subject to the viewfinder. Light comes through the lens and is reflected up by a mirror to a focusing screen that is found just below the camera viewfinder. A groundglass is located at the base of the pentaprism. The pentaprism is a box of mirrors which correct the image so that you see the scene as it looks to the eye. Without the pentaprism the scene would appear upside down in the viewfinder.
  11. 11. White Balance Auto WB Custom Kelvin Tungsten Fluorescent Flash Cloudy Shade Preset Best guess
  12. 12. Focusing Screens
  13. 13. Flash or no Flash? ISO 100 – Bounce Flash ISO 1600 – No Flash
  14. 14. ISO = Sensitivity
  15. 15. The Exposure Triangle
  16. 16. In Camera Histogram
  17. 17. Light Meter Modes
  18. 18. Exposure Modes *Auto Program (P) Aperture Priority (A or AV) Shutter Priority (S or TV) Manual (M)