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Digital Portraits. - Close Ups. Mr. Hardway Electronic Arts. Basic Camera Parts and their uses for a Digital Still Camera. Digital Camera Parts *Front. Indicates parts you need to know for your assignment. Digital Camera Parts *Front. Shutter Button - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • - Close UpsMr. Hardway Electronic Arts

  • Basic Camera Partsand their uses for a Digital Still Camera

  • Indicates parts you need to know for your assignment

  • Shutter ButtonReleases the shutter to take the picture. This button must be pressed down completely and held until the word recording appears.

  • Zoom LeverThis lever slides left or right. Sliding it to the T (telephoto) will make the image appear larger or closer. Sliding it to the W (wide angle) will make it appear smaller or farther awayZoom Level Indicator

  • Indicates parts you need to know for your assignment

  • Focus RingTurning this ring left or right will bring the image into clear focus when the camera is set to Manual Focus.

  • Indicates parts you need to know for your assignment

  • LensThe circular glass window in the front of the camera through which the light/image enters the camera.

  • Indicates parts you need to know for your assignment

  • DC In JackThe outlet or jack used to connect the power cord for operation or charging the battery.

  • Indicates parts you need to know for your assignment

  • Audio/Video OutThe jack for connecting the cameras AV cable to allow connection to other Audio Video equipment such as a TV or monitor.

  • Indicates parts you need to know for your assignment

  • Focus Auto/Manual SwitchAllows you to select the option of automatic or manual focusing.

  • LCD ScreenLiquid Crystal Display Screen is the screen that previews the image that is about to be photographed, it must be turned on.

  • LCD On/Off SwitchThe switch that turns on or off the Liquid Crystal Display screen.

  • Lens CapThe protective cap for the lens. This cap needs to be placed over the lens when the camera is not in use.

  • Power Switch The switch that turns on the camera. This switch powers the camera for use with either the battery or AC power.

  • Play/Still/Movie SelectorAllows you to select from:Play -play back of imagesStill take a Still PictureMovie take a movie clipUse Still or Play only

  • Disk Eject LeverLever that ejects the disk in the camera.

  • Floppy Disk SlotSlot for inserting and ejecting floppy disks.

  • Control ButtonThis button allows you to make various selections to change settings on the camera, such as, viewing images by going forwards or backwards in the play mode.

  • Display ButtonTurning this button on or off selects the option of displaying information about the camera settings on the LCD screen. Turning this off will give more uncluttered viewing space.

  • The Elements of a Photographic Portrait

  • CompositionYour goal as you arrange or compose your model in your photograph, usually in the Portrait or vertical format, is to make it an interesting image.

  • Rule of ThirdsThe most attention getting part of an image or(center of interest) should fall approximately at the intersection of lines that divide the image into thirds

  • Poor Composition

    The center of interest here does not follow the Rule of Thirds

  • LightingThe way light hits your subject will effect the mood of the photograph. The Photographer must set the lights for the desired effect

  • ShootingAs the photographer, you are the one responsible for the way a photograph looks, not the model or the subject. Dont shoot until the subject is right

  • EditingDigital photographs can be adjusted or edited with computer software. You can change the size, color, shapes, or all aspects of a photograph.

  • Crop:You can crop or cut away unwanted parts of the picture, this may also be done with editing software

  • Uses for PortraitsPhotography is used everyday by artists and designers in a wide variety of applications

  • Posters

  • Art Prints

  • Cover Design

  • I.D.Cards

  • Important things to remember

  • CompositionYour goal as you arrange or compose your model in your photograph, usually in the Portrait or vertical format, is to make it an interesting image.

  • Rule of ThirdsThe most attention getting part of an image or(center of interest) should fall approximately at the intersection of lines that divide the image into thirds

  • LightingThe way light hits your subject will effect the mood of the photograph. The Photographer must set the lights for the desired effect

  • ShootingAs the photographer you are the one responsible for the way a photograph looks, not the model or the subject. Dont shoot until the subject is right

  • EditingDigital photographs can be adjusted or edited with computer software. You can change the size, color, shapes, or all aspects of a photograph.

  • Crop:You can crop or cut away unwanted parts of the picture, this may also be done with editing software