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Photo Units of Study
What will you learn?

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The principles of art are the recipes that you will use to put your elements of art together into beautiful photographs.

Unit 3: Principles

of Design in Photo


Learn how to create amazing digital collages made from your own images. 

Unit 6: Green Screen Photography

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Learn how to take amazing photographs of waterdrops by controlling shutter speed, focus, and lighting.

Unit 9: Waterdrop Photography


Apply the elements of art and principles of design to images of details that most people would miss.  

Unit 12: Macro Photography


We will explore what it means to be a photographer and what it takes to capture memorable images.

Unit 1: Becoming a Photographer


You will learn how and where photography started and will try your hand at creating low-tech cameras and photographs.


You will earn how to set up a studio anywhere and how to create amazing images with basic lighting

Unit 7: Studio Photography


Experiment shooting in the dark and creating ethereal images that capture movement and light.

Unit 10: Light Painting


The elements of art are the building blocks of all good art, including photography. 

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Build your own working camera from simple materials. 

Unit 5: Pinhole Cameras

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You will imitate the masters of Hollywood glamour photography of the 1940s to create incredible portraits.

Unit 8: Hollywood Portraiture


Learn the art of seeing by creating your own photographic alphabet.

Unit 11: A-Z Photography

Photo Units
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