Basic Camera Operations Information




Below are the Power Points and handouts that describe the basics of Camera Tools and Operations (aperture, shutter speed, ISO, etc.)

Photo Boot Camp is an extensive visual explanation of the camera.

WIFE stands for White Balance, ISO, File Size, Exposure mode.  This is a checklist acronym to help you remember how to check your settings on a digital camera before shooting.

Also included below are the lectures from Photo One.  These lectures can additionally be found on the webpages for the units in which those terms are covered (Texture, Shape, Portrait, & Motion on the Darkroom Photography page).

crazy camera copyclown 1

SLR InteriorUntitled-21

Overview of Camera Operations Including Some Digital Applications

Photo Boot Camp

White Balance, ISO, File Size, Exposure Mode (WIFE)

A way to remember what to check on your digital camera before shooting:

WIFE

 

Photo One Lecture Series on Camera Tools and Functions

Notes on lectures/definition of terms:

Photo One/Two Camera Tools Entire Packet

Lecture slides that explain the basic functions on the camera:

ISO

ISO and Light Meter Explanation

Video to explain ISO

Video on ISO

The Stop

The Stop

Aperture and Equivalent Exposure

Aperture, Exposure, and Equivalent Exposure

Video to Explain the Exposure Triangle of Photography

Aperture and Depth of Field

Video Explanation on Depth of Field

Video that Explains the Circle of Confusion

Video on Using a Large Depth of Field

Video on Getting a Large Depth of Field

 

Shutter Speed and Motion Photography

Video on Freezing Motion and Blurring Motion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIpmYdpMYZU

Video on Freezing and Blurring Motion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x25oqcFXnjs

Video on Panning Motion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wI3ca72W3eM

 

Shutter Speed and Motion Photography

Video on Very Slow Shutter Speed Use

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkkV1MUjnW8