Week 1

What is Photography?


Is the art and practice of taking photos processing photographs.

- Wikipedia


A photographer is someone who take photographs. Are you a photographer? Research and list some types of jobs for photographers.

Why do people take photos?

Course Introduction: Basic Photography
3 Minute Photography - Lesson 1- What is a Camera?

Portrait & Landscape

When approaching a shot, you’ll consider whether a portrait (vertical) or landscape (horizontal) orientation works best for your scene. Most nature landscape photography is done with the camera in horizontal mode, and pictures of people are done in portrait.

The next time you’re out taking a picture, capture the scene horizontally and vertically. Then, ask yourself: does one shot work better than the other? Do you recognize why?

- adapted from Jeff Sinon