How Kids Can Take Great Photos

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


<ul><li> 1. Special care rules with cameras If there is neck strapwear it! If there is a hand strapput it on! If there is lens capalways replace it! Try not to touch the screen or lens with your fingers Turn off the camera when you are not using it </li></ul> <p> 2. If you are taking a close up move the camera up closer rather then using the zoom 3. High Angle or Birds EyeYour subject shouldlook small andinsignificant sothe higher uplooking down thebetter! 4. Low Angle Or Worms Eye Thecamera isdown lowlooking upmakingyoursubjectlook moreimportantorpowerful. 5. Wide Shot or Long Shot Establishes thesetting Take a Wide shot thatsets the scene forthe viewer 6. Horizon line Dont cut your picture in half by setting the horizon line in the middle Set high to suggest closeness Set low to suggest spaciousness 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. Look carefully behind your subject or beside your subject 9. Horizontal and Vertical Take a photo in horizontal viewTake the same photo inVertical view. 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. Photos of kidsIf they are smaller then you then get down low. Take photos when they are doing something. Get in close. Make it fun. 12. Extreme close up (ECU) Only a part of the body or face is shown and generally is used to demonstrate deep emotion. 13. Medium Shot MS shows a character from the waist to just above the head 14. Two shot Profile of two people communicating 15. Over the shoulder Face and shoulder shot of speaker, listener just part of head and one shoulderReverse Shot Same as above but change speaker and listener 16. Macro or super close upSet your camera to Macro and take closeups of nature When taking close ups move as close to the subject as possible before using the Zoom 17. Foreground Sometimes objects in the foreground can set a scene like branches or doorways 18. Remember these rules People or subjects are better off centreDont make the eyes the centre of the photoPortraits are usually eye level (position yourself so you are eye level) Find simple uncluttered backgroundsStay away from signs and large text </p>