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DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT ASSIGNMENT
THE ASSIGNMENT: Produce FOUR action pictures from the Dodgeball tourney in the Gym.
WHAT TO DO FOR THIS "SPORTS" ASSIGNMENT
•Use the 70-200 lens and one of our Canon cameras.
•Set the camera on manual, the lens on F2.8 and the camera at a very fast shutter speed
(like 1/320 or 1/500) to "freeze" all subject movement.
•An alternative camera setting is to use the TV mode, and set your shutter speed to 1/320, or 1/500 and let the camera pick the F/stop.
•Don't forget, you are in a dark gym, so you need to set your ISO to a high number, like 3200, so that you can use a fast shutter speed to freeze all action.
WHAT TO SHOOT?
•Shoot a variety of action shots and "moments."
•Don't limit yourself to the participants throwing the balls.
•Shoot the entire "event," such as the participants getting ready, the "sprint" to half court at the beginning of each "game," reaction to being hit, dives on the floor, and the "feeling" of the event, such as crowd responses…
FINAL PRODUCT: YOU DO NOT HAVE TO PUT THESE ON SLIDE BACKGROUNDS!
Submit FOUR of your best photos, and a proofsheet, (or proofsheets), in the Google Classroom photo server as:
p#yourlastname_dodgeball (this is your proofsheet)
TIPS FOR SHOOTING THIS ASSIGNMENT:
•Look for a variety of photos in your shoot –not just people throwing balls…
•Zoom in -fill the frame with your subject(s) as much as possible!
•Idealy, your subject(s) should fill the entire frame of the image.
•Be prepared and anticipate!
•Press the shutter just BEFORE you think the moment is going to happen.
•If you see the moment without your camera up, you have missed it!