In this course, we will examine various aspects of professional photography, including the ethics of the profession, and examine some of the areas that professional photographers may choose to specialize in, such as wedding photography and product photography. We will learn how to critique photographs in order to better understand what creates an eye catching photograph.
- Digital camera: “point and shoot” or above. A Smartphone may be used for most required tasks, however, appropriate applications will need to be installed to allow the student to make the necessary adjustments to the camera mode, shutter speed, and aperture.
- One frame (of your choice) to display a photograph on the wall
- 3M strip (or something similar)
- Image editing software capable of the following:
– changing a photo to black and white
– adjusting color and brightness
– resizing images
– applying filters and special effects like texture or glitter
– creating layers
Lesson 1: Photography as a Career
Lesson 2: Legal and Ethical Concerns
Lesson 3: Photographers and Critiques
Lesson 4: Photography Software
Lesson 5: The Darkroom
Lesson 6: Art, Product, and Stock Photography
Lesson 7: Photojournalism
Lesson 8: Wedding Photography
* This course requires you to prove your ability to adhere to the expectations of HHSO prior to being enrolled into it. Therefore, coach approval is required.