Photo Journalism

1.0 Introduction to Photography.

1.1.1 The 35mm SLR camera
* 35mm camera structure.
* Pentaprism, shutter release, view finder, hot shoe

1.1.2 Lenses and focal length
* Wide angle, standard, telephoto, mirror lenses
* Focal plane. Focal length

1.1.3 Through the actions (TTL)
* Through the lens metering
* Through the lens focusing

1.1.4 Lighting
* Daylight
* Halogen lamps, electronic flash.

2.0 The 35mm film
* Types of film: Positive & negative film
* Film ratings (ASA 100,200,400, 800, 1000)
* Film processing. (Developing)

3.0 Photographic Accessories.
* Tripod, slave unit, lens hood, motor.

4.0Digital photography

* Digital cameras
* Digital imaging
* Digital printing

5.0Photo journalism Law

* Public subjects
* Private subjects
* Prohibited subjects
* Copyrights & credits

6.0Practical projects (30%) exam (70%)

6.1.1 Daylight Shots

* Nature photography. Trees, Mountains, Flowers, Buildings etc

6.1.2 Night Shots

* Night Action: Fire works, stars, city centre, moon, indoor shoots.

6.1.3 Action shots.

* Sport activity: Football action, boxing, dancing, racing ets

6.1.4 Private subjects

* Paparazzi style: intrude into people lives without their concern

6.1.5 Story shots

* Photographs that need no captions to explain




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