Taking Powerful Photos of Musicians

Phone - Portrait Mode-02

(Technology, Digital Media (photography), Music)

Recommended Audience: 3rd – 8th grade

Class size: About 30 students

Offered: In-school, or after school

Duration: One 45 minute class

Prerequisites: None

Taking Powerful Photos of Musicians course gives the student a better understanding of how to develop solid fundamentals to make quality still photos of musicians and bands. The course focuses on getting things right in the beginning, so the student can start perfecting their technique immediately. The course covers the following subjects:

  • What, exactly, is a smartphone/tablet?
  • When to use Portrait vs Landscape
  • Capturing emotion in your shot
  • Getting a stable shot
  • Keys to taking quality photos
  • Checking your photos
  • Getting photos off your smartphone/tablet and storing them
  • How to interface with musicians
  • Giving the finished product back to the musicians
  • Family-friendly venues with live music


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