Learn how to take better photos with your digital camera. In this session, we will discuss exposure, composition, photographing people and objects, and basic photo editing. You will have a chance to practice what you’ve learned, so be sure to bring your camera/phone!
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1. Dont Say Cheese!Take great photos for your website, blog, andsocial media networks
2. Quiz: This image 3. A) captures what the State Library staff lookedlike all of last week while preparing for ILEADQuiz: This image 4. A) captures what the State Library staff lookedlike all of last week while preparing for ILEADB) is a visual representation of ILEADers statesof mind yesterday when they thought about theirposter sessionsQuiz: This image 5. A) captures what the State Library staff lookedlike all of last week while preparing for ILEADB) is a visual representation of ILEADers statesof mind yesterday when they thought about theirposter sessionsC) is the only image that is retrieved after doinga search for librarian photos in Microsoft OfficeClip ArtQuiz: This image 6. Image credits: New York Times, Washington Post 7. How libraries are usingphotos:Image credits: Auburn University Libraries, Seattle Public Library, Westerville Public Library, Denver Public Library 8. How libraries are usingphotos:Image credits: Detroit Public library, Yelm Library, http://news.lib.ncsu.edu/tag/instagram/ 9. How libraries are usingphotos:Image credit: http://news.lib.ncsu.edu/tag/instagram/ 10. CAMERABETTER Manualexposure ImageStabilizationBEST dSLR 17-50mm lens External flash 11. EXPOSUREMost important variables Aperture Shutter speed ISO 12. APERTURE Often is the mostimportant variable Significantly impactsdepth of field Displayed in fstops 13. APERTURE f/2.8 More light Fastershutter Less DOFSmall Large f/16 Less light Slowershutter More DOF 14. SHUTTER SPEEDChoose a slow speedto emphasizemovement, or a fastone to freeze thescene 15. ISO Determines thesensitivity (to light) ofthe sensor High ISO allows for afaster shutter, butcan greatly reducequality 16. DEPTH OF FIELDDOF is the area of the image thatis in focus. It is useful foremphasizing and/or isolatingsubjects. 17. DEPTH OF FIELDUse a largeaperture for lessdepth of field, morebackground blur 18. DEPTH OF FIELDUse a smallaperture for moredepth of field, lessbackground blur 19. FOCAL LENGTH17mm50mm 20. ACCESSORIES External flash Tripod Software(Photoshop/Lightroom/Elements) 21. Point & Shoot Cheat Sheet 22. Point & Shoot Cheat SheetImage sizeuse the biggestPortrait ModeLandscape Mode Sports ModeMacroFlash 23. Compositionrule of thirds 24. Compositionrule of thirds 25. Compositionget close to your subjectImage credit: http://www.onebook4colorado.org/ 26. Compositionfocus on an individual vs. groupImage credits: Colorado State Library, http://www.onebook4colorado.org/ 27. CompositionImage credit: Colorado State Library 28. Image credit: http://www.abeautifulmess.com/Photographing People:Light 29. Photographing People:Light 30. Photographing People:Backgrounds 31. Photographing People:Perspective 32. Photographing People:Perspective 33. Photographing People:Perspective 34. Image credit: E! OnlinePhotographing People:Perspective 35. Photographing Objects:LightImage credit: http://www.abeautifulmess.com/ 36. Photographing Objects:Perspective 37. Photographing Objects:Perspective