Do you have vacation photos or pics of your pet that need a little editing? How about getting ready to add that new selfie you took to your social media platform? Taking photos is an art, and editing photos is a skill that many photographers seek to master. Explore how to manipulate angles and lighting, the purpose for different types of photo files, how to use different software to edit photos, and safe places you can store them. You’ll be well on your way to being an editing guru when you’re done with this course.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of vacation photography by summarizing tips for taking vacation photos and explaining the telling of a story in photographs.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of animal photography by evaluating the challenges of photographing animals, summarizing tips for photographing animals, and creating animal photographs.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of photographing people by differentiating between types of light, comparing posed and candid photos, and creating photos of people.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of finalizing photographs by summarizing methods to organize photos, describing file types, and evaluating photo editing techniques.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of photography etiquette by explaining the responsibilities of a photographer and summarizing rules that impact photography.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of a photography portfolio by explaining the process of building a portfolio and evaluating their personal photography style.
Unit 1: Vacation Photos
Unit 2: The Wild Side
Unit 3: Photographing People
Unit 4: Managing & Editing Your Photos
Unit 5: Photographer Etiquette & Display
Unit 6: The Bigger “Picture”