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4-H Headquarters

University of Idaho Extension 4-H Youth Development

Physical Address:
Mary E. Forney Hall
1210 Blake Avenue, Room 206

Mailing Address:
UI Extension 4-H Youth Development
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3015
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Phone: 208-885-6321

Fax: 208-885-4637

Email: fourh@uidaho.edu

Web: 4-H Youth Development

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Photography

Progress through three levels of photography knowledge. Cameras may be film or digital.

Focus on Photography

In the Level 1 photography project, learn

  • Equipment basics
  • Taking sharper pictures
  • Concepts of lighting and flash
  • Photo composition
  • Sequencing
  • Evaluating photos

Some counties have more requirements. Contact your 4-H leader or UI Extension county office to check.

Controlling the Image

In the Level 2 photography project, use a camera with a flash and adjustable settings to

  • Explore depth of field, aperture and shutter speeds, hard and soft lighting, silhouettes and flash techniques
  • Evaluate composition using the Rule of Thirds, the Golden Triangle and Rectangle
  • Use different viewpoints and understand positive and negative space
  • Learn about adjusting shutter speeds, panning techniques, taking close-ups and panoramas

Some counties have more requirements. Contact your 4-H leader or UI Extension county office to check.

Mastering Photography

In the Level 2 photography project, practice using lenses and filters creatively.

  • Add light effects with meter exposure, light sources and flash
  • Practice compositions using framing, harmony, discord and other design elements
  • Build skills in using color, capturing details and telling a story

Some counties have more requirements. Contact your 4-H leader or UI Extension county office to check.

4-H Headquarters

University of Idaho Extension 4-H Youth Development

Physical Address:
Mary E. Forney Hall
1210 Blake Avenue, Room 206

Mailing Address:
UI Extension 4-H Youth Development
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3015
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Phone: 208-885-6321

Fax: 208-885-4637

Email: fourh@uidaho.edu

Web: 4-H Youth Development

4-H on Google Maps