Photography

musical yearbook photography
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How to: Master Photography for School Concerts & Theatre

Taking great school production or concert photography requires some special skills. As the photographer, you only have control over the equipment and your technique – the lighting and scene are fully out of your control! Getting good shots requires preparation and a good understanding of what you are doing. Read on to learn how to…

School Soccer Photography
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How to Perfect Your Yearbook Sports Photography

Photos of sports games and athletic events are commonplace in a yearbook. They help to tell a story and bring colour to pages, and when done well, add visual movement and suspense. Here are some ways to guarantee success with your sports photography. Sports Photography Preparation Learn the Sport The first step to achieving great…

Screenshot taking screen grab
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How To: Grab or save an image from your computer screen

WINDOWS 10 OPTION 1 Oct 2018 v1809 updates of Windows 10 have a quick and easy way to grab an image from screen. Simply press WINDOWS, SHIFT and S together, Drag the cross hairs across the area of screen you want to copy, This image is automatically copied temporarily to the clipboard. Go to your…

Photo on phone
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How To: Take a great photo with your phone

Rule of Thirds A classic rule that’s meant to be broken, but for beginners it can make framing a photo easier. Imagine your frame is split into a 3×3 grid. Place any points of interest on the intersections of these grid lines and your picture will look just fine! Our eyes scan top left to…

video on phone
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How To: Shoot a great video on your phone

Hold It Steady Most phones have built in stabilisers these days so little shakes from your hand will go unnoticed, but lots of big movements, panning all over the place or just not paying attention to what you are filming will look amateurish straight away. If you need to pan around, make it slow, smooth…

photo editing styles
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4 Photo Styles to Jazz up a Yearbook Page

Crisp, clear photos are crucial for any yearbook, but sometimes you need to mix it up! Photos serve many purposes, largely due to the different ways we can both capture and edit them. Read on for some different photo styles to try in your yearbook! Long Exposure Photography Long exposure, or slow-shutter, photography captures a…

Photo collage page
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Why a Photo Collage for Your School Yearbook Is a Good Idea

If a picture is worth a thousand words, just think of the story you could tell with a photo collage!  Yearbooks that range from informal to formal can benefit from photo collage pages. Shake up your content with a collage that sets the scene and tells the story of a school event or trip. Benefits…

yearbook photography
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Yearbook Photography: Capturing school spirit

What is the first thing your students look at when they receive their new yearbook? It’s probably not the Principal’s Address or the in-depth piece on the science faculty. Most likely, they will flick through the pages trying to find a glimpse of themselves. Let’s face it, photography and design are what make your yearbook…

photo editing
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Photo Editing for Your School Yearbook

The iPhone made photography universal, instant and spontaneous – glossy magazines like Elle now have whole cover photo shoots done on a mobile phone – but the one thing that hasn’t changed (albeit easier), is the need for editing your shots. No matter how you came by your photographs, it is important to remember that…

Photography Camera Lens
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How to Organise Your School’s Yearbook Photography

High flash photography – the art of blasting light everywhere – is very popular at the moment. Senior report at Racked, Eliza Hood, says the key elements of this ubiquitous photography style are a direct flash, high colour saturation, and a blunt-force sense of hyperreality – a style traditionally used in product photography is being…