- History of Photography
- The Giant Camera Obscura
- Printing your picture with inkjet printers and the issues surrounding it
- Adobe PhotoShop CS
- Introduction to PhotoShop
- Introduction to Designing Digital Composites
- Making Selections with Marquee Tools
- Making Selections with Lasso Tools
- Making Selections with Color
- Pen Tool
- Careers in Photography
- Life Size Cardboard Cutout in High Resolution
- Advertisement/Creating a Print Ad (1 of 2) Intro
- Photograph Theme for a Book Cover
- Advertisement/Creating a Print Ad (2 of 2)
- Careers in Printing
- Let's buy a camera
- History and Social Impact of Photography
- Story, Audience, Message and Style (Intro)
- An Introduction to Photographic Surrealism
- Storytelling in 6 pictures
- The Art of Seeing
- Seeing Composition
- Use of LINE in Photography
- Digital Story: Elements of Plot and Storytelling
- Basic Element of Texture
- Digital Story 2: Posing 4 The Green Screen
- Creating Motion in Photos (Long Exposure)
- Unusual views, filters turn used to make a Horror Movie Poster
- Stopping Motion In Photos (Short Exposure)
- Digital Story 3: Using Photoshop CS to Create Story Pages
- Digital Story 4: Printing & Showcasing Digital Stories
- MSDS (Materials Safety Data Sheet) Safety Training
- Working with Light
- Architectural Photography
- Color Theory
- Understanding digital resolution
- Digital white balance explored
- Art of the Self Portrait
- Indoor Portrait Photography
- Portrait Retouching in PhotoShop CS
- Red Eye Removal / Change Eye Color
- Teeth & Eye Whitening
- Correcting Blemishes & Smoothing Wrinkles
- Removing Shine
- Restore Old & Damaged Photos
- Content Aware Fill
- Outdoor Portrait Techniques
- Creating Art with PhotoShop CS
- Comfort Icons
- Picasso & Cubism
- How to "cartoon" an Image
- A Few of my Favorite Things
- David Hockney Inspired Artwork (Photo Collages)
- Nature Works- Andy Goldsworthy Inspired Artwork
- Nature Pictures
- Splat/Paint Spatter Art Project
- Advanced Camera Techniques
- PhotoShop CS Animations
- Camera Basics
Activity Originally Created By: Liz Moore
Buy that camera
Part of Lesson Plan: Let's buy a camera
Activity Overview / Details
Which camera shall I choose?
Your dream has come true. You have up to $1000 to buy a digital camera. You may not keep the change. Using the worksheet together done in class, do an internet search and write three paragraphs to explain why you chose this camera. Please use a high school level of grammar, spelling and writing. Be prepared to discuss your purchase.
Camera brand name and style
Image sensor size in megapixels
Professional, Prosuma, point and shoot, video still or specialty
Optical zoom and Digital zoom
Describe what you think you will use this camera for.
What kind of creative controls are there?
What kind of automatic controls are there?
Special features: Waterproof? Other? Printer comes with it?
Include special features that you discover.
Where can you buy this camera?
How much does it cost?
What accessories would you buy if you had more money?