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Photography

Tell your story using photography! Learn about equipment basics, taking sharper pictures, lighting and flash techniques, photo composition, approaches, sequencing, and evaluating photographs. Use multiple cameras and even assemble a whole production team. View a slideshow of the 2016 Minnesota State Fair photos.

Digital Photography

Learning guides

Level 1: Focus on Photography

Learn the parts of a camera, what makes a good photograph, lighting, preparing a photo exhibit and more.

Level 2: Controlling the Image

Understand types of shots like close-ups and landscapes, how to make your photo exhibit better, learn the elements of composition and technical aspects such as aperture, shutter speed, panning and more.

Level 3: Mastering Photography

Use different camera lenses, filters and light sources. Explore visual patterns and color, including shooting reflections. Use the rule of third and use advanced equipment and formats.

Discover 4-H Clubs

Free curriculum from Utah State 4-H. Registration is required for download access.

 

For adult leaders

 

Record keeping and evaluation

 

Contact

New to 4-H? Get involved in photography!

Anne Stevenson, Extension educator
steve020@umn.edu
763-767-3883


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