Creating Shutterbugs - Digital Photography in the Classroom - UPDATED July 2012

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Creating Shutterbugs - Digital Photography in the Classroom - UPDATED July 2012

  1. 1. Creating Shutterbugs Digital Photography in the Classroom Rachel Boyd http://rachelboyd.comFriday, 13 July 12
  2. 2. Why?Friday, 13 July 12
  3. 3. “A picture is worth a thousand words”Friday, 13 July 12
  4. 4. Why Shutterbugs? Creating students who are confident, skilled and creative in using the digital camera to enhance their learning.Friday, 13 July 12
  5. 5. HOW?Friday, 13 July 12
  6. 6. The Digital Camera Access to a digital camera is something most teachers have. Don’t be afraid to let the students use them! They are amazing tools provided students are taught how to use and care for the camera correctly.Friday, 13 July 12
  7. 7. Camera Safety Rules Co-construct, agree upon and write these as a class. It doesn’t matter what age your students are.Friday, 13 July 12
  8. 8. Tanya Davis, Waiuku Primary School Colleen, St Joseph’s Primary School, NelsonFriday, 13 July 12 Parts of the Camera
  9. 9. You can also get your class to label a “real” camera. Just do a google image search for the exact make & model camera you have. Save the image, then print out in A3 size.Friday, 13 July 12
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  12. 12. To take a photograph we need to: ★ put the lanyard around our neck ★ stand with our feet slightly apart Sally Russ & Jo Cooper, Nelson Central School ★ turn the camera on and make sure it is in photo shoot mode ★ Look through the screen at our object ★ press the shutter half way down to focus, and then fully down to take the photo.Friday, 13 July 12
  13. 13. Photographer Pass Award a photographers’ pass to students who show they can care for, and safely use the digital camera. This enables them to be able to use it independently.Friday, 13 July 12
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  15. 15. Lanyard A simple but effective way of limiting breakages. Essential to have attached to your digital camera with students of all ages.Friday, 13 July 12
  16. 16. Two-stage Shutter Tania O’Meagher & Sally Russ, Nelson Central School Press shutter down half way (listen for beep) Hold for a second, make sure photo is focused. Then press shutter all the way down.Friday, 13 July 12
  17. 17. Review Great Examples..Friday, 13 July 12
  18. 18. http://newspix.nzherald.co.nz/Friday, 13 July 12
  19. 19. http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/ photo-of-the-dayFriday, 13 July 12
  20. 20. http://www.time.com/time/potw/Friday, 13 July 12
  21. 21. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in_pictures/Friday, 13 July 12
  22. 22. Camera AnglesFriday, 13 July 12
  23. 23. Giant’s View Hold the camera flat and above the object looking downwards. Also known as “Birds eye view” Imagine you were a towering giant looking down at the ground.Friday, 13 July 12
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  25. 25. Snail’s View Hold the camera low to look along an object. Imagine you were a snail slithering along the ground.Friday, 13 July 12
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  27. 27. Possum’s View Hold the camera againstan object looking upwards. Imagine you were a possum climbing up a tree.Friday, 13 July 12
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  29. 29. Eye Level View Hold the camera straight at the same level as your eyes. Take the photo as you see it from your level.Friday, 13 July 12
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  31. 31. In photography I have learnt about birds eye view, possums view and snails view. Its fascinating how theres an eye level view. I like doing photography. Photography is the best Quotes from: http://rongoteacolourful8s.blogspot.com ~ AlisonFriday, 13 July 12
  32. 32. We are learning about photography angles. The first one is birds eye. You stand on a chair and take a photo. The second one is possums. You go on your knees and take photos by pointing the camera up. Quotes from: http://rongoteacolourful8s.blogspot.com ~ MyaFriday, 13 July 12
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  35. 35. Types of Shots Photos by Jo Cooper, Nelson Central School Close up Shot - shows detailFriday, 13 July 12
  36. 36. Types of Shots Photos by Jo Cooper, Nelson Central School Medium Shot – looking closer at a subjectFriday, 13 July 12
  37. 37. Types of Shots Photos by Jo Cooper, Nelson Central School Long Shot – shows a scene from a distanceFriday, 13 July 12
  38. 38. Types of Shots Photos by Jo Cooper, Nelson Central School Close up Shot - shows detail Medium Shot – looking closer at a subject Long Shot – shows a scene from a distance Which type of shot is right for your photo?Friday, 13 July 12
  39. 39. More... Resource by Suzie VesperFriday, 13 July 12
  40. 40. More... Resource by Suzie VesperFriday, 13 July 12
  41. 41. http://www.kodak.com/global/en/corp/top10tips/index.jhtmlFriday, 13 July 12
  42. 42. WHAT?Friday, 13 July 12
  43. 43. A smorgasbord of simple ideas using digital photography that you can easily implement in your learning programmes.Friday, 13 July 12
  44. 44. WALT take a head shot of our buddy using the digital camera We will know we have been successful when: ★ the photograph shows just their head and shoulders ★ our buddy is in the middle of the photograph ★ the photograph is clearFriday, 13 July 12
  45. 45. Visual Charts At the start of the year students take head shots in buddies to be used on visual charts for the year. WALT show responsibility by helping out our classFriday, 13 July 12
  46. 46. Digital Photgraphy Gifts WALT create a gift using our digital photographs Sally Russ’ class, Nelson Central SchoolFriday, 13 July 12
  47. 47. Literacy Link Artwork linked to NE book “I am a Smarty Pants” Lisa Forrest, Waiuku Primary School WALT create an art work based on our book of the weekFriday, 13 July 12
  48. 48. WALT show Photo Symmetry symmetry by sketching half of our face In pairs, students take a front on close up shot. Print and guillotine in half. Using one half of the photo, students can then sketch the other half of their face (or their buddy’s face).Friday, 13 July 12
  49. 49. Am I happy or am I sad? WALT show happy and sad facial expressions Idea from Teresa Kundycki-Carrell, Nelson Central School Take a photo of a happy and sad facial expression. Carefully cut them into quarters and assemble alternatively.Friday, 13 July 12
  50. 50. Examples of how happy/sad is assembledFriday, 13 July 12
  51. 51. Artistic Techniques Lisa Forrest, Waiuku Primary School WALT experiment with and use different painting techniques creativelyFriday, 13 July 12
  52. 52. Portrait Weaving In pairs, have students take portraits shots of each other. Print the photos and use them for weaving activities. Students could even WALT use our weave their faces digital photos to enhance our together! art workFriday, 13 July 12
  53. 53. Book Reviews Cloud 9: www.theinsandouts.co.nz WALT share our favourite books with othersFriday, 13 July 12
  54. 54. Photographic Pop Art WALT colour our photographs in the pop art style of Andy Warhol In pairs, students take close up portrait shots. Print, photocopy & colour in pop art style using either dye or paint!Friday, 13 July 12
  55. 55. Class Rules WALT be responsible for our behaviour Cloud 9: www.theinsandouts.co.nzFriday, 13 July 12
  56. 56. Digital Collage WALT enhance our art work by using our digital photos in creative ways In pairs, students take a front on close up shot. Print and carefully cut out. Students combine with cut out collage body/clothes pieces to create an artwork.Friday, 13 July 12
  57. 57. WALT take a close up photo using the macro button on the camera We will know we have been successful when we: ★ turn the camera on and onto “macro” mode ★ hold the camera at arms length away from the object ★ press the shutter button half way down to focus ★When focused, keep the camera steady and press down.Friday, 13 July 12
  58. 58. WALT take interesting photos using the Macro Photos ‘macro’ function on the digital camera Teach students how to use the ‘macro’ or close up function on the camera. Get students to go exploring around the school in pairs taking photos of interesting things and textures. You could even hold a macro photography competition!Friday, 13 July 12
  59. 59. WALT take interesting photos using the What am I? ‘macro’ function on the digital camera Using the macro function, students take close up photos of parts of objects within the classroom. Students write a series of “What am I?” prompts to accompany their photos and see if other class members can guess the object.Friday, 13 July 12
  60. 60. Other ideasFriday, 13 July 12
  61. 61. Digital trip books WALT take effective photos to show an experience A digital camera is a must on class trips. Ensure that students know how to properly use the camera and allow one or two to be the “trip photographer” while there.Friday, 13 July 12
  62. 62. Geometry Shape Hunt WALT identify and classify 2D & 3D shapes In a geometry unit, students can hunt for 2D & 3D shapes they find around them & document these with a photo. Print and classify on A3 sheets.Friday, 13 July 12
  63. 63. Ant eyes http://mic-tiritea.wikispaces.com/Junior+Goals+and+Examples WALT show a different perspective visually In small groups, students imagine they are an ant and take photos from the ant’s perspective. Then write a creative narrative to accompany the images.Friday, 13 July 12
  64. 64. WALT identify and describe Letter of the Week words & things that start with our letter of the week http://mic-whakarongo.wikispaces.com/Junior+Goals+and+Examples Students plan and then take photos in pairs or small groups to depict the letter of the week. Use a programme like Comic Life, Word or PowerPoint to show their Older classes could adapt this and take understanding. photos to show blend knowledge.Friday, 13 July 12
  65. 65. Digital Portrait Flip Books A great fun opportunity for students to use and enhance their http://www.userfr.co.nz/slideshow.asp?id=1234 photography skills. Also great for use at the start of the year. WALT carefully take a structured photograph of our buddy Students take either portrait or full body photos in pairs. Print the pictures, staple into a book and carefully cut to create a flip book of all students in your class.Friday, 13 July 12
  66. 66. Maori Greetings http://mic-whakarongo.wikispaces.com/Junior+Goals+and+Examples In small groups, students plan and take photos of what each Maori greeting would look like. In a programme like Comic Life, Word or PowerPoint they add speech bubbles to show their understanding. WALT correctly use Maori GreetingsFriday, 13 July 12
  67. 67. Positional Language IN ON WALT explain and show different aspects of positional BESIDE language Doug Proutty BEHINDFriday, 13 July 12
  68. 68. 5. Cut out the eyes. 1. Gather materials 2. Cut circle at the top. Sequencing 3. Scoop out the insides. Doug Proutty 4. Draw the face.Friday, 13 July 12
  69. 69. Speech Bubbles WALT write speech & thought bubbles to describe Using photos taken on a trip, or by a buddy, students add speech/thought bubbles using Comic Life, PowerPoint or Word to describe thoughts and feelings.Friday, 13 July 12
  70. 70. Personality Plus WALT show our personality by taking interesting photos In pairs, students take a variety of photos around the school in an attempt to capture and show their personality. Review on the computer and choose the best photo.Friday, 13 July 12
  71. 71. WALT self manage and Self Management organise ourselves in the mornings Students take photos showing the required responsibilities (jobs) they need to do before school to create a large self management wall display in the classroom.Friday, 13 July 12
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  73. 73. WALT personalise Digi Art our art works by using our digital photos The blue screening effect! In pairs, students take photos of each other in poses to suit the artwork they are doing. The photo must include the subjects’ head right down to, and including, their toes. Print, cut out and glue onto artworks to put students “in the picture”.Friday, 13 July 12
  74. 74. Examples of how digi art is madeFriday, 13 July 12
  75. 75. Your ideas...Friday, 13 July 12
  76. 76. 5 Frame storytelling is telling a story in 5 or less photo frames with no words, just images!Friday, 13 July 12
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  83. 83. 1st photo: establish characters and location (setting). http://www.flickr.com/groups/tellyourstorykids/Friday, 13 July 12
  84. 84. 1st photo: establish characters and location (setting). 2nd photo: create a situation with possibilities of http://www.flickr.com/groups/tellyourstorykids/ what might happen.Friday, 13 July 12
  85. 85. 1st photo: establish characters and location (setting). 2nd photo: create a situation with possibilities of http://www.flickr.com/groups/tellyourstorykids/ what might happen. 3rd photo: involve the characters in the situation.Friday, 13 July 12
  86. 86. 1st photo: establish characters and location (setting). 2nd photo: create a situation with possibilities of http://www.flickr.com/groups/tellyourstorykids/ what might happen. 3rd photo: involve the characters in the situation. 4th photo: build to probable outcomes.Friday, 13 July 12
  87. 87. 1st photo: establish characters and location (setting). 2nd photo: create a situation with possibilities of http://www.flickr.com/groups/tellyourstorykids/ what might happen. 3rd photo: involve the characters in the situation. 4th photo: build to probable outcomes. 5th photo: have a logical, but surprising, end.Friday, 13 July 12
  88. 88. http://www.flickr.com/groups/tellyourstorykids/ Created by Hey Milly (Amanda Signal)Friday, 13 July 12
  89. 89. http://www.flickr.com/groups/tellyourstorykids/discuss/72157603231517348/ Crossing the road - Rm 13, by thinkdouble2Friday, 13 July 12
  90. 90. http://www.flickr.com/groups/tellyourstorykids/discuss/72157603231517348/ Crossing the road - Rm 13, by thinkdouble2Friday, 13 July 12
  91. 91. http://www.flickr.com/groups/tellyourstorykids/discuss/72157603231517348/ Crossing the road - Rm 13, by thinkdouble2Friday, 13 July 12
  92. 92. http://www.flickr.com/groups/tellyourstorykids/discuss/72157603231517348/ Crossing the road - Rm 13, by thinkdouble2Friday, 13 July 12
  93. 93. http://www.flickr.com/groups/tellyourstorykids/discuss/72157603231517348/ Crossing the road - Rm 13, by thinkdouble2Friday, 13 July 12
  94. 94. http://www.flickr.com/groups/tellyourstorykids/discuss/72157603235640229/ The Race - Rm 13, by thinkdouble2Friday, 13 July 12
  95. 95. http://www.flickr.com/groups/tellyourstorykids/discuss/72157603235640229/ The Race - Rm 13, by thinkdouble2Friday, 13 July 12
  96. 96. http://www.flickr.com/groups/tellyourstorykids/discuss/72157603235640229/ The Race - Rm 13, by thinkdouble2Friday, 13 July 12
  97. 97. http://www.flickr.com/groups/tellyourstorykids/discuss/72157603235640229/ The Race - Rm 13, by thinkdouble2Friday, 13 July 12
  98. 98. http://www.flickr.com/groups/tellyourstorykids/discuss/72157603235640229/ The Race - Rm 13, by thinkdouble2Friday, 13 July 12
  99. 99. WALT tell a story using 5 images (photographs) We will know we have been successful when: ★ We have 5 photos that tell a story ★ Our photos have a theme or story line (eg. danger) ★ We use more than 2 different photographic angles to make our photos interesting (eg. giant’s view, possum’s view, eye-level view, snail’s view) ★ We can share and talk about our story to the groupFriday, 13 July 12
  100. 100. Practical ActivityFriday, 13 July 12
  101. 101. WHAT ELSE?Friday, 13 July 12
  102. 102. Web 2 ToolsFriday, 13 July 12
  103. 103. Your Questions/ideas...Friday, 13 July 12
  104. 104. More? Information, links to presentations, resources, tutorials and ideas can be found on: http://rachelboyd.com/Friday, 13 July 12
  105. 105. Thanks! rachelboyd@xtra.co.nzFriday, 13 July 12
  106. 106. Image References Image: Odaiba Gundam 13 http://www.flickr.com/photos/252205 Image: A puppies point of view http://www.flickr.com/photos/17927408@N07/2658913230 Image: pointed community http://www.flickr.com/photos/53611153@N00/23 Image: Possum 03 http://www.flickr.com/photos/10789832@N00/4445781656 Image: five http://www.flickr.com/photos/mhttp://www.flickr.com/groups/visualstory/discuss/72157602209143947/? search=bird Photo credits http://www.flickr.com/groups/tellyourstorykids/ Image: Are you ready??? http://www.flickr.com/photos/90373251@N00/12638218 Image: Olympus Stylus http://www.flickr.com/photos/44124348109@N01/2265519 Image: untitled http://www.flickr.com/photos/27510834@N07/3064130149 Image: Eye See You http://www.flickr.com/photos/21314760@N00/518956588 Image: Snail ~ 07-07-07 (3) http://www.flickr.com/photos/43446613@N00/749366522 Image: Annas Hummingbird in Flight http://www.flickr.com/photos/36899742@N00/323258528 Image: Paracord Lanyard http://www.flickr.com/photos/41139106@N00/29593025 Image: cyclommatus metalifer 2.0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/25725360@N05/2898482458 Image: A Friendly Face http://www.flickr.com/photos/29498428@N00/4954355844 Image: new buggy wallpaper http://www.flickr.com/photos/70831250@N00/3400198688 Image: Tomás the Shutterbug http://www.flickr.com/photos/67945918@N00/4840440651 Image: makemeself http://www.flickr.com/photos/81398303@N00/2155305173Friday, 13 July 12

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