Brian Finke

What are we doing?

  • Photographing and writing an article about a person, an issue,
    or an event.


What should I turn in?

  • 3 photos
  • Article written to accompany the images
  • Insert images into article using layout program
  • We will watch a documentary about National Geographic photographers and complete a worksheet based on the film.

What should I make sure to do?

  • Make sure to meter, focus, and consider every object in the frame.
  • Plan ahead and think about the various things you can shoot to give a complete complex depiction of the story.
  • Be an ACTIVE PHOTOGRAPHER. Think about timing, angles, orientation, mid/fore/background, distance, scope, clutter, compositional issues, framing, depth of field, blurred/frozen motion, and content.


What should I think about?

  • Think about how you can use what you have already learned about shadows and light , and composition, and angles/distance to help to make beautiful and ugly compositions. Think about THE WHOLE FRAME!!!!! Are you using any of the principles and elements of design ? What about the camera angle and the focal length ? Is there clutter in your photograph? Are you being ACTIVE???
  • Think about what you are trying to say with the photograph.


What should I do if I need help? ………………………Ask Ms. Epp









































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