Photog Class 6: Learning and Growing

Photog Class 6: Learning and Growing

Now that you have been introduced to the fundamentals of photography you can begin the iterative process of learning and growing.  That means taking photographs, reviewing, editing and publishing, in one form or another. The process of achieving competence at anything...
Photog Class 5: The Moment

Photog Class 5: The Moment

A photograph is a visual moment frozen in time. Whether you have captured the sunlight shining through a rolling breaker wave, or a fleeting expression on a mother’s face at a wedding there is an enduring and captivating magic in the ability of the camera to...
Photog Class 4: Exposure

Photog Class 4: Exposure

Exposure is the amount of light you record on the sensor for any part of a frame.  First, we’ll talk about the various ways to control your exposure, then we’ll discuss some creative principles and opportunities created by exposure. There are three ways to...
Photog Class 3: The Frame

Photog Class 3: The Frame

In this class I want to focus on the Frame.  How do you compose your images inside a frame.  In the past frames were viewed by the edges of the print, or by the actual frame in which the art was displayed.  Today, we have our images framed on the screens of our...
Photog Class 2: Frame, Exposure, Moment

Photog Class 2: Frame, Exposure, Moment

Frame, Exposure, Moment–this is what goes into every photo.  The Frame is what defines what is in the photo and what the arrangement of those elements in the photo are.  Shapes and lines draw our eyes into the image and help tell the story of what is in the...
Photog Class 1: History, Basics, Camera

Photog Class 1: History, Basics, Camera

I am going to teach a photography elective for a couple of my homeschool kids who have an interest.  I want to put the lessons/lesson notes here in the grand David Hobby tradition.  Who knows where that might go. The History of Photography Camera comes from the Latin...