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Shooting Tips!

Good morning, everyone!  While I was sitting at the breakfast table, drinking my tea this morning, I was thinking about you all shooting your first assignment this weekend.  I thought that it might be helpful if I gave you a series of tips and things to remember when you are shooting this weekend.  For those of you using your own cameras, these are also VERY important as well!  I’ve divided my advice into two sections:  Preperation before you start shooting, and then things to keep in mind while you are shooting.  I hope these things help:

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Ordinary to Extraordinary Project

Our first assignment is called “Ordinary to Extraordinary.” I call it that because I think that actually summarizes exactly what photography is actually all about. Remember – just about everything in teh world has been photographed before, so to make an original photograph, you need to change how you photograph it.  This assignment will hopefully get that process started.

Here is the handout that I gave in class today:

And here are some examples that will hopefully help you along the way!