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Digital Photo Assignments

Book Description

This collection of more than 40 photo assignments is designed to help all students—from beginning freshmen to experienced seniors—improve or reinvigorate their work and reach their full potential as photographers. Whether you are building a syllabus for your first photography class, revitalizing assignments for your students, or looking to add DSLR video, workflow, or color correction to your class, you will find a wealth of ideas in this wonderful working guide. The assignments begin with using the camera, and progress through learning composition and lighting, working in genres, building a portfolio and more.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title
  3. Copyright
  4. Dedication
  5. Contents
  6. Preface
  7. Introduction
  8. SECTION 1—BEGINNER (FRESHMAN)
    1. ASSIGNMENT 1 Significant Photo
    2. ASSIGNMENT 2 Shutter Speed
    3. ASSIGNMENT 3 Horizontal Motion
    4. ASSIGNMENT 4 Panning
    5. ASSIGNMENT 5 Water in Motion
    6. ASSIGNMENT 6 Depth of Field #1
    7. ASSIGNMENT 7 Depth of Field #2
    8. ASSIGNMENT 8 Selective Focus vs. Maximum Depth of Field
    9. ASSIGNMENT 9 Foreshortening
    10. ASSIGNMENT 10 Keystoning
    11. ASSIGNMENT 11 Compressing Perspective
    12. ASSIGNMENT 12 Scale
  9. SECTION 2—INTERMEDIATE (SOPHOMORE)
    1. ASSIGNMENT 13 Subject Placement
    2. ASSIGNMENT 14 Vantage Point and Point of View
    3. ASSIGNMENT 15 The Art of Seeing
    4. ASSIGNMENT 16 Lines and Shapes
    5. ASSIGNMENT 17 Patterns and Textures
    6. ASSIGNMENT 18 The Ten-Step Program
    7. ASSIGNMENT 19 Pure Colors
    8. ASSIGNMENT 20 Neutral Colors
    9. ASSIGNMENT 21 Symbols
  10. SECTION 3—ADVANCED (JUNIOR)
    1. ASSIGNMENT 22 Sunrise/Sunset
    2. ASSIGNMENT 23 360-Degree Light
    3. ASSIGNMENT 24 Low-Light Photography
    4. ASSIGNMENT 25 Discovering Light
    5. ASSIGNMENT 26 Lighting a Cube
    6. ASSIGNMENT 27 Synchro-Sunlight
    7. ASSIGNMENT 28 Glow
    8. ASSIGNMENT 29 Selfies
    9. ASSIGNMENT 30 Portrait Lighting Styles
    10. ASSIGNMENT 31 20 Frames
    11. ASSIGNMENT 32 Event Photography
    12. ASSIGNMENT 33 A Day in the Life
    13. ASSIGNMENT 34 Extended Documentary
    14. ASSIGNMENT 35 Editing DSLR Video
    15. ASSIGNMENT 36 Prohibitions
  11. SECTION 4—GETTING NOTICED (SENIOR)
    1. ASSIGNMENT 37 Tribute Photo
    2. ASSIGNMENT 38 Building a Portfolio
    3. ASSIGNMENT 39 Camera Phones and Apps
    4. ASSIGNMENT 40 Building an Online Presence
    5. ASSIGNMENT 41 Shameless Promoting
  12. Contributors
  13. Software
  14. Photo Credits
  15. Index