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GETTING TO KNOW THE CAMERA
This first shoot is designed to let you get to know the DSLR camera in it's simplest exposure mode, the green "A+" setting. You will also learn how to load the camera SD memory card on the iMac computer and view your images using PhotoMechanic software. We will also choose one of your favorite photos from the shoot and edit it in Photoshop.

WHAT TO DO:
•View one of the two videos below to set up your camera for your shoot.
•Set the camera's mode on the green A+ setting, then shoot 20-30 images of any subject matter on campus that looks interesting through the camera lens.

•Watch the "How to Download the Camera Memory Card to Computer" video.
•Download the camera's SD card ot your iMac.

•View the images you shot, using PhotoMechanic Software. Pick you favorite image using the "color key" selection method.

WHAT TO PHOTOGRAPH?
•Make images of anything on campus that looks interesting through the camera lens. Let you imagination dictate your image selection... Still not sure of what to photograph? While you are letting your camera take you for a walk, think about the "Elements of Photography" from last week. Look for interesting patterns of light, line, repetition of shape, spot of color, unusual perspective... that should get you started.


BEFORE YOU GET STARTED WATCH ONE OF THE TWO VIDEOS BELOW

CANON REBEL T5i CAMERA SETTINGS FOR THE FIRST PHOTO SHOOT
Watch the videos below to setup your camera correctly for the first photography assignment shoot...


Canon Rebel T5i video contents:
Insert battery & memory card, format memory card, reset camera to factory settings and set the camera exposure setting to the "Automatic" ("A+" exposure setting) for our first photo shoot.




CANON REBEL T6 CAMERA SETTINGS FOR THE FIRST PHOTO SHOOT
Watch the videos below to setup your camera correctly for the first photography assignment shoot...

Canon Rebel T6 video contents:
Insert battery & memory card, format memory card, reset camera to factory settings and set the camera exposure setting to the "Automatic" ("A+" exposure setting) for our first photo shoot.