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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

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

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

4-H Headquarters

University of Idaho Extension, 4-H Youth Development

Physical Address:
Mary E. Forney Hall
1210 Blake Avenue, Room 206
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

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

Phone: 208-885-6321

Fax: 208-885-4637


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