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Special care rules with cameras
   If there is neck strap…wear
    it!
   If there is a hand strap…put
    it on!
   If...
If you are taking a close up…
…move the camera up closer rather then
using the zoom
High Angle
or
Birds Eye




             Your subject should
               look small and
               insignificant so...
Low Angle
Or Worms Eye



         The
         camera is
         down low
         looking up
         making
         y...
Wide Shot or Long Shot
Establishes the
 setting
Take a Wide shot that
 sets the scene for
 the viewer
Horizon line
Don’t cut your picture
in half by setting the
horizon line in the
middle
     Set high to suggest
      clos...
Leading
                                                  lines




   Look for natural lines of the scene that leads the...
Look carefully behind your subject or
        beside your subject
Horizontal and
      Vertical
Take a photo in horizontal
view




                             Take the same photo in
    ...
Close up Shot
The subjects head will fill most of
the shot from the chest or neck
to just above the head. Use this
shot to...
Photos of kids

If they are smaller
then you then get
down low.
Take photos when
they are doing
something.
Get in close.
M...
Extreme close
up (ECU)
Only a part of
the body or
face is shown
and
generally is
used to
demonstrate
deep emotion.
Medium Shot MS




shows a character from the waist to just
above the head
Two shot
Profile of two people communicating
Over the shoulder
Face and shoulder
shot of speaker,
listener just part
of head and one
shoulder



              Reverse ...
Macro or super close up
 Set your camera to Macro and take close
 ups of nature




When taking close
ups move as close to...
Foreground
Sometimes objects in the foreground can
set a scene like branches or doorways
Remember these rules
    People or subjects are better
    off centre

    Don’t make the eyes the
    centre of the pho...
How Kids Can Take Great Photos
How Kids Can Take Great Photos
How Kids Can Take Great Photos
How Kids Can Take Great Photos
How Kids Can Take Great Photos
How Kids Can Take Great Photos
How Kids Can Take Great Photos
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How Kids Can Take Great Photos

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Presentation that teachers can use to show younger children how to take photos

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How Kids Can Take Great Photos

  1. 1. Special care rules with cameras  If there is neck strap…wear it!  If there is a hand strap…put it on!  If there is lens cap…always replace it!  Try not to touch the screen or lens with your fingers  Turn off the camera when you are not using it
  2. 2. If you are taking a close up… …move the camera up closer rather then using the zoom
  3. 3. High Angle or Birds Eye Your subject should look small and insignificant so the higher up looking down the better!
  4. 4. Low Angle Or Worms Eye The camera is down low looking up making your subject look more important or powerful.
  5. 5. Wide Shot or Long Shot Establishes the setting Take a Wide shot that sets the scene for the viewer
  6. 6. Horizon line Don’t cut your picture in half by setting the horizon line in the middle  Set high to suggest closeness  Set low to suggest spaciousness
  7. 7. Leading lines  Look for natural lines of the scene that leads the viewers eyes into the picture and to your main centre of interest  Remember horizon lines  Do a vertical and a horizontal photo
  8. 8. Look carefully behind your subject or beside your subject
  9. 9. Horizontal and Vertical Take a photo in horizontal view Take the same photo in Vertical view.
  10. 10. Close up Shot The subjects head will fill most of the shot from the chest or neck to just above the head. Use this shot to emphasise something. Have them look away! Do not put the head in the middle of the shot (unless it is a newsreader) give the head space in front of it! Newsreader shot
  11. 11. Photos of kids If they are smaller then you then get down low. Take photos when they are doing something. Get in close. Make it fun.
  12. 12. Extreme close up (ECU) Only a part of the body or face is shown and generally is used to demonstrate deep emotion.
  13. 13. Medium Shot MS shows a character from the waist to just above the head
  14. 14. Two shot Profile of two people communicating
  15. 15. Over the shoulder Face and shoulder shot of speaker, listener just part of head and one shoulder Reverse Shot Same as above but change speaker and listener
  16. 16. Macro or super close up Set your camera to Macro and take close ups of nature When taking close ups move as close to the subject as possible before using the Zoom
  17. 17. Foreground Sometimes objects in the foreground can set a scene like branches or doorways
  18. 18. Remember these rules  People or subjects are better off centre  Don’t make the eyes the centre of the photo  Portraits are usually eye level (position yourself so you are eye level)  Find simple uncluttered backgrounds  Stay away from signs and large text

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